What is the slope of a line parallel to the line with equation 2x - 5y = 9?

**Slope-intercept form is y = mx + b**

m is the slope

b is the y-intercept

m is the slope

b is the y-intercept

2x - 5y = 9

-5y = -2x + 9 {subtracted 2x from each side}

y = (2/5)x - (9/5) {divided each side by -5}

slope is 2/5

**Parallel lines have equal slopes.**

The slope of the parallel line would also be

**2/5**

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