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What is the slope of a line parallel to 10x - 5y = 8? If you help me get the answer, I'll give out a medal <3

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lol aww a medal!!!? haha :P okay .,..well we want to get this into slope intercept do we do that?
y = mx + b
we want to isolate y right? 10x - 5y = 8 subtract 10x from both sides -5y = 8 - 10x divide both sides by -5 y = -8/5 + 2x written correctly y = 2x - 8/5 what is your slope? remember y=mx + b.....m is your slope and y is your what is your slope?

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@johnweldon1993 b is the y-intercept.
i meant that...sorry about that typo @jazy
once you find that your m (slope) is ...... remember that the slope of a parallel the same slope of the original if your slope of THIS line is ..... the slope of the line you want is ALSO .... what is your slope?
so 2 is the x would 8/5 be the slope? I'm so lost:////
no have it.... y = mx + b m is your slope...x is just an x...and b is your y - intercept we only want the slope which is what you's 2 y = mx + b y = 2x - 8/5 see the similarity? 2 (which is m...which is the slope) do you understand it better now? 2 is the m....m is the 2 is the slope
and then remember that the slopes of parallel lines...are the the slope of the line you want is?

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