## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 6 - Rational Expressions and Equations - 6.6 Rational Equations - 6.6 Exercise Set - Page 417: 54

Parallel

#### Work Step by Step

We know that $y=mx+b$, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept. Using this, we find that the second equation in slope intercept form is: $$3x+3y=7\\ y=\frac{7-3x}{3} \\ y=\frac{7}{3}-x$$ The slopes are both $-1$, so the lines are parallel.

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