OpenStudy (anonymous):

What is the slope of the line represented by the equation y = –2/3 – 5x? is it -5???

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

A?–5 B–2/3 C)2/3 D)5

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Yes the slope is -5.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (mathstudent55):

You are correct. The slope-intercept form is: $$y = \color{red}mx + b$$ where $$\color{red}{m}$$ is the slope. You have $$y = -\dfrac{2}{3} - 5x$$, which can be rearranged into $$y =\color{red}{ -5}x - \dfrac{2}{3}$$ where $$\color{red}{-5}$$ is the slope.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ty

3 years ago
OpenStudy (mathstudent55):

yw

3 years ago