# What is the slope of the line 4x-8y=20?

Oct 15, 2016

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

#### Explanation:

$4 x - 8 y = 20$
Rewrite and divide by 4
$8 y = 4 x - 20$
$2 y = x - 5$
Divide by 2
$y = \frac{x}{2} - \frac{5}{2}$
Comparing to y=mx+c
$m = \frac{1}{2}$