Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line - Exercise Set - Page 261: 32



Work Step by Step

6x+y=8 6x-6x+y=-6x+8 y=-6x+8 For the given equation above, m=-6. Since they are parallel, the desired line will have the same slope. y-y$_1$=m(x-x$_1$) y-(-7)=-6(x-(-4)) y+7=-6(x+4) y+7=-6x-6(4) y+7=-6x-24 y+7-7=-6x-24-7 y=-6x-31
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