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Posted by **Britni** on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 9:25pm.

Example:

2/3y = - 1/5x

- Math -
**Jai**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 9:32pm(2/3)y = (-1/5)x

to get the slope, we first transform this equation into slope-intercept form,

y = mx + b

where m = slope and b = y-intercept.

note that the numerical coefficient of y (number before the variable y) in slope-intercept form is 1, thus to change the given equation, we multiply both sides by 3/2:

(3/2)*(2/3)y = (3/2)*(-1/5)x

y = -(3/10)x

therefore,

slope = -3/10

hope this helps~ :)

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