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dmezzullo
 4 years ago
What is the slope of the line 5x + 2y = 10?
negative five halves
five halves
two fifths
negative two fifths
none of the above
dmezzullo
 4 years ago
What is the slope of the line 5x + 2y = 10? negative five halves five halves two fifths negative two fifths none of the above

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you change the equation a bit, it'd be y= 5x/2 + 10, so the slope is 5/2

dmezzullo
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can u explain tht in more detail?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dmezzullo Basically, you have to get the equation in the form \(y = \rm something...\)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0get the equation y+something, and the constant (or numerical) part with x (with its sign) will be the slope

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dmezzullo Do you know what it means to "solve" for a variable?

dmezzullo
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try to find the answer?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, like solving for \(y\) means to get \(y\) on the left side and the other junk on the right

dmezzullo
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol i like how u worded it

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Heh, so get \(y\) on the left and the other junk on right.
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