Is it possible to find the slope of a line if the equation has two ys?
Find slope of the line whose equation is 8y = 7 - 2y
Solve for y and you'll have a horizontal line.
Combine the y terms.
The general equation for a straight line is
y = mx + b
m is the slope and b is the y intercept.
so what is m in the equation (if there is no x term)?
How would this equation look on a graph? That may help you decide the slope.
A slope shows the relationship between X and Y axes. You need both X and Y values.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
Algebra - mark, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:02pm
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