algebra

Hello, can you help me find the slope for x=2-y
____
9 its 2-y over 9 I thought the answer was 2 but my professor said that's wrong. thanks

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asked by denise
  1. Rewrite x = (2-y)/9 as
    9x = 2-y, and then change to the
    "y = mx + b" form
    y = -9x +2

    The slope (m) is the coefficient in front of the x. In this case it is -9

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