What is the slope of the parallel line if a line is parallel to the line for the equation: (1/2)y = (1/2)x - 9?    

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(1/2)y = (1/2)x  - 9

To find the slope for the line first we need to rewrite the equation using the slope form:

y= mx + b

m is the slope:

==> (1/2)y = (1/2)x - 9

Mutiply the equation by 2:

==> y= x - 18

Now the equation...

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(1/2)y = (1/2)x  - 9

To find the slope for the line first we need to rewrite the equation using the slope form:

y= mx + b

m is the slope:

==> (1/2)y = (1/2)x - 9

Mutiply the equation by 2:

==> y= x - 18

Now the equation is in the slope form:

==> The slope m = 1

Since the required line is parallel to the given line, then the slopes are equals.

==> the required slope is also m = 1

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