The equation y = -5x-1 is already in slope-intercept form.

** Slope-Intercept Form: y = mx + b**

m = the slope of the line

b = the y-intercept (where the line crosses the y-axis)

So, the slope of the line is -5 and it crosses the y-axis at -1.

Find the slope of the line `y= -5x-1` .

The equation is written in slope-intercept form: `y =mx+b` , where `m` represents the slope and `b` represents the y-intercept.

Therefore, -5 is the slope and -1 is the y-intercept.

**The solution for the slope of the line is -5.**

This equation is in the slope-intercept form

y=mx+b

where m is the slope and b is the y intercept.

In the linear equation y=-5x-1, the slope is -5 and the y intercept is -1.

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