Natalie H. answered • 09/28/14

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asked • 09/28/14what is the slope for 4x-y=0

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Natalie H. answered • 09/28/14

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For this problem all you do is get the y by itself, and look at the number in front of the x to get the slope.

For example, in the problem 3x-y=0:

3x-y=0 (subtract 4x from both sides)

-y=-3x (now multiply by a negative one on both sides)

y=3x

since the number in front of the x value is 3, the slope is 3.

Renata W. answered • 09/28/14

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The slope formula for an equation is y=mx+b; where m = slope and b = y-intercept. Therefore, you take your equation 4x-y=0 and solve for y.

4x-y=0 - add y to both sides you will get 4x=y. Now, write the equation in standard form y = 4x +0. As you can see, the equation is in the same form as y = mx + b. The slope of this equation is 4.

Renata W.

I'm sorry...

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09/28/14

Jehsuamo C.

The **slope formula** is m = (Y_{2}-Y_{1})/(X_{2}-X_{1})

What you are referring to is the**Slope-Intercept Equation of a line**: Y = mX + b.

What you are referring to is the

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09/29/14

Renata W.

Thank you but I'm trying to but it in the simplest form. I know what the actual name is called.

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