If Toilet in one of two bathrooms drains slowly?

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I would give it a good plunging. They meet up at a common main drain so it has to be something in the slow one's line.

Another thought. Take a 5 gallon bucket of water and pour it in the slow one's bowl as fast as it will take it. Bring the water level up to the rim. This is a much greater volume of water than it is used to and will often flush out the line. It can't hurt anything.
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