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First find the slope of 2x-5y=12
Sove for y:
-5y = -2x + 12
The slope is 2/5.
Next find the y-intercept of 4y+24=5x
Let x = 0, and 4y+24=0
The equation with slope 2/5 and y intercept y=-6 will be
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