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## #1 2018-02-03 00:26:32

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### determine slope of an equation without using dervitice

Hi,

how to calculate the slop of the following equation :

2y +5x−8=0

without using the derivative

I really forget the way

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## #2 2018-02-03 00:27:18

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### Re: determine slope of an equation without using dervitice

Can you rearrange the equation to the form
?

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## #3 2018-02-03 01:18:57

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### Re: determine slope of an equation without using dervitice

it's y= 4 - 5/2 x

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## #4 2018-02-03 02:02:28

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### Re: determine slope of an equation without using dervitice

And what is the slope of a line with equation y = mx + c?

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