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carlaelaine
 2 years ago
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
carlaelaine
 2 years ago
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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johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lol aww a medal!!!? haha :P okay .,..well we want to get this into slope intercept form..how do we do that?

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we 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 yintercept...so what is your slope?

jazy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@johnweldon1993 b is the yintercept.

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i meant that...sorry about that typo @jazy

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2once you find that your m (slope) is ...... remember that the slope of a parallel line...is the same slope of the original line..so if your slope of THIS line is ..... the slope of the line you want is ALSO .... what is your slope?

carlaelaine
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 2 is the x would 8/5 be the slope? I'm so lost:////

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no no...you 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 said...it'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 slope...so 2 is the slope

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and then remember that the slopes of parallel lines...are the same...so the slope of the line you want is?
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