# Question #61e25

May 26, 2016

The slope, or gradient, of the line is $- 2$. Process below.

#### Explanation:

Rearrange the equation into the form
$y = m x + c$
where $m$ is the gradient and $c$ is the x-intercept.

$4 x + 2 y = 10$
$2 y = - 4 x + 10$
$y = - 2 x + 5$

Therefore
$m = - 2$