Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - Chapter Test: 7

Answer

y=2x-2

Work Step by Step

Since the desired line is parallel to the given line, y=2x-7, they must have the same slope. The given line is in slope intercept form, so we can see that the slope is m=2, and this applies to both lines. y-y$_1$=m(x-x$_1$) y-8=2(x-5) y-8=2x-10 y=2x-2
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