samanthajane
How do you write the equation of the line which passes through (5,2) and is parallel to x=4? Can someone please explain?



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completeidiot
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well what kind of line is x=4 ?

samanthajane
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A horizontal line; a line with no slope.

completeidiot
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right
that means we need a horizontal line that passes through point (5,2)
any ideas?

completeidiot
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ill word it differently
(5,2)
the x coordiate = ?
x=?

samanthajane
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a line passing through x=5. Is it really that simple?

completeidiot
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yea

jim_thompson5910
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it's a vertical line, but you guys pretty much have it

completeidiot
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oh oops missed that
yes jim is right, its a vertical line

samanthajane
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okay, that makes sense. Sorry! Thank all for all your help! :)