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First, it would be beneficial to change the equation into slope-intercept form:

(y = mx +b)

5x + 3y = 6

-5x -5x [add -5 to both sides]

3y = -5x+6 [divide everything by 3]

y = -5/3x +2

Since "m" represents the slope, we can now see that the slope is equal to -5/3

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