# What is the slope of the line #-2x-5y=11#?

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See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can transform this line to the Standard Form for Linear Equations. The standard form of a linear equation is:

Where, if at all possible,

To transform this equation we need to multiply each side of the equation by

The slope of an equation in standard form is:

Substituting the

The slope is

#### Explanation:

Find the slope:

Solve for

Add

Simplify.

Divide both sides by

Slope intercept form.

The slope is