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What is the slope of a line parallel to 2x+4y=-17? Please make the answer a simplified fraction. Thank you!

 Mar 25, 2020
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A parallel line has to have the same slope! 

 

So, let's just arrange this.

 

4y=-2x-17 ---Divide each side by 4---

y=-1/2x-17/4

 

Hence, our slope is -1/2.

 

Hope this helped!

 Mar 25, 2020

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