Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given...

Caylee Villegas

Caylee Villegas

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2022-07-26

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line.
( 9 , 8 ) ; 5 x 2 y = 9

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Coleman Ali

Coleman Ali

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2022-07-27Added 13 answers

The slope of the line 5 x 2 y = 9 is given by,
2 y = 5 x 9 y = 5 2 x 9 2 Slope = m = 5 2
The equation line passing through the point (9,-8) and parallel to 5 x 2 y = 9 is given by,
y y 1 = m ( x x 1 ) y ( 8 ) = 5 2 ( x 9 ) y + 8 = 5 2 x 45 2 y = 5 2 x 45 2 8 = 5 2 x 61 2

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