Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.1 Slopes and Equations of Lines - 1.1 Exercises: 7

Answer

$$\frac{5}{9}$$

Work Step by Step

The equation $$5x-9y=11$$ can be rewritten as $$9y=5x-11$$ $$y=\frac{5}{9}x-\frac{11}{9}$$ The equation of a line in slope-intercept form is $$y=mx+b$$ where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the y-intercept. Therefore, $$m=\frac{5}{9}$$
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