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anonymous
 one year ago
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Find the slope and the yintercept of the equation x − 4(y + 1) − 5 = 0.
A.)slope = −1/4 and yintercept = −9/4
B.)slope = 1/4 and yintercept = −9/4
C.)slope = 1/4 and yintercept = 9/4
D.)slope = −1/4 and yintercept = 9/4
anonymous
 one year ago
need help Find the slope and the yintercept of the equation x − 4(y + 1) − 5 = 0. A.)slope = −1/4 and yintercept = −9/4 B.)slope = 1/4 and yintercept = −9/4 C.)slope = 1/4 and yintercept = 9/4 D.)slope = −1/4 and yintercept = 9/4

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In y = mx + b form, the slope is in the m position and the y intercept is in the b position. So take you equation and put it in y = mx + b form. Can you do that ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be D cause the y intercept is positive? or is the y intercept positive? I already got the slope if its right but don't know if the y intercept positive or negative

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x  4(y + 1)  5 = 0  distribute through the parenthesis x  4y  4  5 = 0  simplify x  4y  9 = 0  add 9 to both sides x  4y = 9  you can rearrange this if it makes it easier 4y + x = 9  now multiply by 1 to make x positive 4y  x = 9  add x to both sides 4y = x + 9  divide both sides by 4 y = 1/4x + 9/4 so the slope(m) = 1/4 and the y intercept = 9/4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I must of mest up cause I thought the slope was negative

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it can get confusing at times
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