Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 8 - Section 8.1 - Review of Equations of Lines and Writing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines - Exercise Set: 50

Answer

y + 3 = -3(x-8) y=-3x+21

Work Step by Step

The equation can be rewritten as: y = -3x + $\frac{9}{4}$ Since the line must be parallel to this one, the slope (-3) must also be the same. Since we now have a point (8, -3), and the slope, we can use point-slope form to get: y+3=-3(x-8) or y=-3x +21
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.