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    Slope in algebra.It should be easy.

    Given y=5-2x
    A) Find slope of given line.
    B)Find slope of parallel line.

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    Rearrange your formula so you have it in the form y=mx+b where m is the slope.

    So we will have y=-2x+5

    The Slope is -2

    A line
    parallel to this line must have the same slope.
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