# What is the slope of #y - 4 = 10#?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 10, 2015

Either

#### Explanation:

Let us rearrange each possibility into the slope-intercept form:

where

Case 1:

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Case 2:

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Case 3:

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Jun 10, 2015

The slope is zero.

#### Explanation:

Your equation represents a perfectly horizontal line and can be written as:

Graphically:

The slope is a measure of the **inclination** of your line, so in this case, it is neither "up" nor "down", it is zero!