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

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

a.  -3/4

b.  -1/2

c.  1/2

d.  3/4

Apr 27th, 2015

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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