How do you find the slope and intercept of #xy=1#?
3 Answers
See a solution process below.
Explanation:
This equation is in Standard Linear form. The standard form of a linear equation is:
Where, if at all possible,
The slope of an equation in standard form is:
The
Therefore:

The slope is:
#m = (color(red)(1))/color(blue)(1) = 1# 
The
#y# intercept is:#color(green)(1)/color(blue)(1) = 1# or#(0, 1)#
Explanation:
Given equation of straight line is
The above equation is in standard intercept form of line:
xintercept:
yintercept:
The given equation of line:
The above equation is in standard slopeintercept form:
Slope:
Slope:
Explanation:
Recall slopeintercept form
We essentially just want a
Next, divide both sides by
Now, our equation is in slopeintercept form, with a slope of
Hope this helps!