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Steph_Rawr352 Group Title

Check my answer..? Write an equation of the line passing through the point (-4,2) and is parallel to y= -x+6 I got: y= -x+6; is it correct?

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  1. P0sitr0n Group Title
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    Parallel line slopes are equal

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  2. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    yeah i know

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    u got same equation as given ?

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  4. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    whoa.. i just realized that.. umm here hold on..

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  5. boredAF Group Title
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    no you would put y = -x +7

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  6. P0sitr0n Group Title
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    Maybe y=-x-2 ?

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  7. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    i had to use this equation: y-y1=m(x-x1)

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    start with y=-x+c put the point (-4,2) there, and find c

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    oh, so u have m, right ? which is ?

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  10. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    m=-1

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    i think..?

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    yes, because lines are parallel

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    and (x1,y1) = ?

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  14. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    (-4,2)

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  15. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    so it would be: y-2=-1(x-(-4)) right?

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    so now just put the values in y-y1=m(x-x1)

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    yes, that is correct

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    now simplify

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  19. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    ohk so then i would distribute? y-2=-1x+4 ?

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    u missed the brackets...

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  21. Steph_Rawr352 Group Title
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    no cuz i multiplied (x-(-4)) by -1

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    so u get -1(x+4) = -x-4

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    -(-4) = +4

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    ohh ohk so the answer would be y=-x+-2 or y=-x-2 ?

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    oh nvm

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    yeah thats correct

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    y=-x-2

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    just keep the slope the same change the y intercepter

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    ohk thank you(:

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    welcome ^_^

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