Posted by **Carmin** on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 10:38pm.

Consider the line with equation

5x – 2y = 10.

(a) Find the y-intercept for the given line.

(b)Find the slope for a line parallel to the given line.

(c) Find the slope for a line perpendicular to the given line.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 10:39pm
Put it in slope intercept form.

y=5/2 x -5

check my thinking.

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**Carmin**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 11:03pm
So the y will = -5 but what about the slopes of a parallel and perpendicular to the given line? I got

m= 2.5 for the parallel one, is this correct?

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