The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Simplify .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify both sides of the equation.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Using the slope-intercept form, the slope is .

Find the Slope (x+y)/3+3=17