what is the slope of the line whose equation is 3x-2y=12?

Hi Fanny;

3x-2y=12

The equation is in standard form...

Ax+By=C, A>0

Slope is -A/B

-(3/-2)

A negative of a negative is positive....

3/2

what is the slope of the line whose equation is 3x-2y=12?

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Middletown, CT

Hi Fanny;

3x-2y=12

The equation is in standard form...

Ax+By=C, A>0

Slope is -A/B

-(3/-2)

A negative of a negative is positive....

3/2

Woodland Hills, CA

You can just choose 2 points on the line, and get the slope by

m = ( Y_{2} - Y_{1 ) /} (X_{2 }- X_{1 ) }

Intercepts : ( 0 , -6 ) ( 4, 0 )

m = 0 - ( - 6) = 6 = 3

4 - 0 4 2

Tracy, CA

Re arrange the equation to slope intercept form

y=mx + b where m is slope and b is y intercept

3x - 2y =12

-2y = 12 - 3x

2y = 3x -12

y = 3/2x - 6

m = slope = 3/2

:)

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