## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Cumulative Test Prep - Short Response - Page 356: 26

#### Answer

$y=-9$

#### Work Step by Step

Line $p$ goes through $(5,-2)$ and has $m=0$ $y=mx+b$ $-2 = 0*5+b$ $-2 = 0+b$ $-2 = b$ $y=-2$ Line $q$ is parallel to line $p$, so the equation for line $q$ will also be of the form $y=b$. $(-13, -9)$ $y=mx+b$ $-9 = -13*0+b$ $-9 = 0+b$ $-9 = b$ $y=-9$

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