What is the slope for the equation -1/2x-y=3/4 ?

a. -3/4

b. -1/2

c. 1/2

d. 3/4

We need to get the equation into slope-intercept (y = mx + b) format.

So we add 1/2x to both sides: -y = 1/2x + 3/4

Now we divide everything by (-1): y = -1/2x - 3/4

So the slope is -1/2 (b)

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