Write an equation for the line parallel to 2x−y=4 that goes through (8, -12) in slope-intercept form

rancuri5a 2022-10-03 Answered
Write an equation for the line parallel to 2x−y=4 that goes through (8, -12) in slope-intercept form
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Quinn Alvarez
Answered 2022-10-04 Author has 13 answers
We first write 2x−y=4 in slope-intercept form:
2 x - y = 4 add y and subtract 4 on both sides
2 x - 4 = y y = 2 x - 4 where 2 is the slope
Now fill in (8,−12) (b is the new y-intercept)
y = 2 x + b - 12 = 2 8 + b b = - 28
So the new equation is: y = 2 x - 28
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