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emecham
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Find the slope of the line whose equation is 2x 4y = 10. I had this question on one of my math quizzes and i got it wrong. i guessed 1/2 but the answer was just 1/2. what did i do wrong?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
emecham Group Title
Find the slope of the line whose equation is 2x 4y = 10. I had this question on one of my math quizzes and i got it wrong. i guessed 1/2 but the answer was just 1/2. what did i do wrong?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
neglected to put a sign between 2x and 4y
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brinethery Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Always get it in the form y = mx + b and it's foolproof method.
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alexray19 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
To find the slope from an equation, the easiest way is to change it into slopeintercept form: y=mx+b \[2x4y=10\]\[4y = 102x\]\[y = \frac{1}{2}x\frac{5}{2}\]The coefficient of x is 1/2, so that's your slope.
 2 years ago

SoccerManiac Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
when you divided 2x by 4 you should have gotten 1/2x and 1/2 is the slope your signs must have been off
 2 years ago
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