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breja

  • one year ago

What is the slope of the line given by the equation below? 5y = -5x - 4 please help!

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  1. UmmmHELP
    • one year ago
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    Oh, im sorry I dont know... I was never good at that stuff

  2. breja
    • one year ago
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    oops thisn is the wrong question its What is the slope of the line given by the equation below? 5y = -5x - 4

  3. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    method1: shortcut. slope is -coefficient of x/coefficient of y when the equation is ax + by + c. method2: write the equation in the form of y=mx+c, compare and find m.

  4. breja
    • one year ago
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    yea my teacher said the same but i still dont get it

  5. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    divide the equation by 5 --> y=(-1)x - 4/5.. comapre with y=mx+c --> m=-1

  6. breja
    • one year ago
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    so your sayin divide 5 by 4/5

  7. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    no.. i'm saying divide both sides of the equation by 5.. we have to do it becz its compulsory to make coefficient of y unity before comparing with y=mx+c

  8. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    done? @breja

  9. breja
    • one year ago
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    I got the answer already its 2

  10. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    cannot be..

  11. breja
    • one year ago
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    and why is that

  12. yrelhan4
    • one year ago
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    well i already explained it. you have the answer, i have the logic. i would rely on the latter!

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