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Determine the slope of the line represented by the linear equation 5x+6y=40 1.5 2.6 3.\frac{5}{6} 4.\frac{-5}{6}

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asked 2021-05-06
Determine the slope of the line represented by the linear equation 5x+6y=40
1.5
2.6
3.\(\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{6}}}}\)
4.\(\displaystyle{\frac{{-{5}}}{{{6}}}}\)

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2021-05-08
Given the equation of line
5x+6y=40
We need to find slope of this line .
As we know that the slope of a line
ax + by + c = 0 is written by
\(\displaystyle{m}=-{\left({\frac{{{a}}}{{{b}}}}\right)}\)
Therefore by using above formula slope of given equation is
\(\displaystyle{m}=-{\left({\frac{{{5}}}{{{6}}}}\right)}\)
\(\displaystyle{m}=-{\frac{{{5}}}{{{6}}}}\)
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