## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

y=-$\frac{2}{9}$x m=-$\frac{2}{9}$ y-intercept=0
First isolate y in the given equation. 2x+9y=0 2x-2x+9y=0-2x 9y=-2x $\frac{9y}{9}$=-$\frac{2x}{9}$ y=-$\frac{2}{9}$x y=-$\frac{2}{9}$x+0 Now that the equation is in the form of y=mx+b you can see than m=-$\frac{2}{9}$ and y-intercept=0