For the rule
What is the
-intercept is the point at which the graph intersects the -axis. The graph will intersect the -axis when .
Substitute 0 for x in the expression.
What is the slope?
The slope is the value that y increases or decreases when
increases by one.
Create a table of values or sketch the graph on graph paper.
You should notice that from
to the -value decreases by . What is the slope?