Posted by **scooby9132002** on Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:56pm.

find the slope? is it x?

x+4y=8

4y=x+8

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**George**, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 9:58pm
You have to divide both sides by 4 to isolate y, then the slop will be the coefficient of x.

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**scooby9132002**, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 10:00pm
so whats the slope?

is it 2?

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**George**, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 10:05pm
I didn't notice until now, but oyu moved the terms wrong.

original:

x+4y=8

-> 4y = -x + 8

Divide each side by 4 to isolate y:

y = -(1/4)x + 2

In the form y = mx + b (y-intercept form), m is the slop. So slope = -1/4.

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