Find the slope and the y intercept of the line -2x+4y=8

Put the equation into the slope-intercept form, y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept:

-2x + 4y = 8

4y = 2x + 8

y = (1/2)x + 2

slope = 1/2

y-intercept = 2

Find the slope and the y intercept of the line -2x+4y=8

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Put the equation into the slope-intercept form, y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept:

-2x + 4y = 8

4y = 2x + 8

y = (1/2)x + 2

slope = 1/2

y-intercept = 2

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