Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 10 - Section 10.5 - Equations of Lines - Exercises - Page 471: 19



Work Step by Step

When two lines are parallel in standard form, the left side of the equation is the same. Thus, we solve for the new constant on the right side of the equation: $5x+2y = c \\ 5(-1)+2(5) = c \\ c= 5 $ Thus, we find: $5x+2y=5$
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