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Steph_Rawr352

  • 3 years ago

PLEASE HELP? What is the equation of the line passing through (–3, 6) and parallel to the line y = 4x – 2 in standard form?

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  1. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    can u find the slope of line y = 4x – 2

  2. Steph_Rawr352
    • 3 years ago
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    4?

  3. hartnn
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    that is correct.

  4. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    and slope of parallel lines are ..... ?

  5. Steph_Rawr352
    • 3 years ago
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    they're the same but have different y-intercept

  6. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    correct again, so you got the slope of your line as m=4 the equation you will use is y=mx+c any ideas how u find c ?

  7. Steph_Rawr352
    • 3 years ago
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    no not rly.. i usually use the equation: y-y1=m(x-x1) to solve it.

  8. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    yeah, u can use that also, what u get when u use that equation ?

  9. Steph_Rawr352
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    y-6= 4(x - -3)

  10. hartnn
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    u know what to substitute for x1 and y1 ?

  11. Steph_Rawr352
    • 3 years ago
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    yeah y1=6 x1=-3

  12. Steph_Rawr352
    • 3 years ago
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    oh nvm I got the answer! Thnaks for your help though(:

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