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  • one year ago

(Will medal and fan with testimonial if helped.) What is the slope of the line whose equation is –48 = 2x − 8y?

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  1. steve816
    • one year ago
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    Hi!, to find the slope, we have to change the equation to slope intercept form.\[y=mx+b\]

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    How do we do that?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    And what does the "m" in the formula you just stated stand for.

  4. anonymous
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    m stands for slope

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you have to solve for y to put it in the slope intercept form

  6. anonymous
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    Alright.

  7. anonymous
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    let me know what you get and i'll send how i did it

  8. anonymous
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    Ok.

  9. steve816
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    Let's do this shall we? \[-48=2x-8y\] add 8y to both sides.\[-48+8y=2x\] Now, we're going to add 48 to both sides in order to get the y alone.\[8y=2x-48\] From here, we have to divide all numbers by 8, so that we have just y. \[y=\frac{ 2 }{ 8 }x-\frac{ 48 }{ 8 }\] We can simplify this, so we get\[y=\frac{ 1 }{ 4 }x+6\] Remember, m is the slope, so as you can see, the slope of the line would be \[\frac{ 1 }{ 4 }\]

  10. steve816
    • one year ago
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    That's it! That is the answer :) Hope I helped.

  11. anonymous
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    Mind if I take a screenshot of your response to use later? @steve816

  12. steve816
    • one year ago
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    Sure!

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  14. anonymous
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    theres another just in case you need it lol

  15. anonymous
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    Alright thank you.

  16. steve816
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