How do you find the slope given 2y - 7 = x ?

Jun 6, 2016

$m = \frac{1}{2}$

Explanation:

Change the equation into standard form, $y = m x + c$ first.
$2 y - 7 = x$
$2 y = x + 7$
$y = \frac{1}{2} x + 3 \frac{1}{2}$

The coefficient of the x term is the slope (m).
$m = \frac{1}{2}$