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What is another form of this equation? 2x+5y=10

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Dear D'Marcus
 
2x + 5y = 10
 
To put the equation into the preferred "slope-intercept" form:
 
Subtract 2x from each side
 
5y = 10 - 2x
 
Divide both sides by 5:
 
y = 2 -(2x/5)
 
which shows us that the line has a slope of (-2/5) and a y-intercept of 2.