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Find the slope of the line whose equation is 5y = x - 3

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If we get the equation into this form:   y = mx + b     ,  " m "  will be the slope.

5y  =  x - 3                       Multiply through by $$\frac15$$ .

$$\frac55y=\frac15x-\frac35 \\~\\ y=\frac15x-\frac35$$

Now we can see that  " m "  is    $$\frac15$$     , the slope.

hectictar  Jun 14, 2017

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