Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 10 - Section 10.5 - Equations of Lines - Exercises - Page 471: 26

Answer

$y = (a/b)x+ \frac{(-ga+bh)}{b}$

Work Step by Step

If the line is parallel to the line with slope a/b, then it must have slope a/b. Using point slope form, we see: $y-h = a/b(x-g)$ $y = (a/b)x-(ga/b)+h$ Thus, the slope intercept form is: $y = (a/b)x+ \frac{(-ga+bh)}{b}$
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