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

$$y = 4x + 7$$
To change the equation into slope-intercept form, we must isolate $y$. We first distribute what is in parentheses: $$y - 3 = 4x + 4$$ We now add $3$ to both sides of the equation to isolate $y$: $$y = 4x + 7$$ The equation is not in slope-intercept form.