Mathematics
Jadaboo11
2015-11-05 11:35:06
What is the slope and y-intercept of 5x+4y=2
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deliaa0194
2015-11-05 15:05:59

To find the slope and y-intercept, we first need to put this equation in Slope Intercept Form (SIF). SIF is y=mx+b where "m" is the slope and "b" is the y-intercept. To put the equation in slope intercept form, we need to isolate y and simplify the other terms.  5x+4y=2 -5x      -5x 4y=-5x+2 /4       /4 y=5/4x+2/4 y=5/4x+1/2 Using the math above, we can see that the slope is 5/4 and the y-intercept is 1/2.

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