What is the slope of a line parallel to $2x+4y=-17$? Express your answer as a common fraction.

Guest Mar 29, 2020

#1**+1 **

**Plan:**

- Convert it into the *y = mx + b* form. *m* is the slope

- The line that is parrelel to the given line has the same slope.

**Converting:**

(1.) 2x + 4y = -17

(2.) 4y = -2x - 17

(3.) y = -(1/2)x - 17/4

[Now it's up to you to find the slope.]

AnExtremelyLongName Mar 29, 2020