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Find the slope, if it exists
x+4y=8

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  1. The slope is usually defined as the change in y for a unit increase in x.

    The given equation can be rewritten as:
    x+4y=8
    y=2-(1/4)x
    Thus for every unit increase in x, the increase in y is -(1/4). The slope of the given line is therefore -(1/4).

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