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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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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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tanvirmsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you change the equation a bit, it'd be y= 5x/2 + 10, so the slope is 5/2
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can u explain tht in more detail?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@dmezzullo Basically, you have to get the equation in the form \(y = \rm something...\)
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tanvirmsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
get the equation y+something, and the constant (or numerical) part with x (with its sign) will be the slope
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@dmezzullo Do you know what it means to "solve" for a variable?
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
try to find the answer?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No, like solving for \(y\) means to get \(y\) on the left side and the other junk on the right
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dmezzulloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol i like how u worded it
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Heh, so get \(y\) on the left and the other junk on right.
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