Steph_Rawr352
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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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hartnn
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can u find the slope of line y = 4x – 2

Steph_Rawr352
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4?

hartnn
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that is correct.

hartnn
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and slope of parallel lines are ..... ?

Steph_Rawr352
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they're the same but have different yintercept

hartnn
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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 ?

Steph_Rawr352
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no not rly.. i usually use the equation: yy1=m(xx1) to solve it.

hartnn
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yeah, u can use that also,
what u get when u use that equation ?

Steph_Rawr352
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y6= 4(x  3)

hartnn
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u know what to substitute for x1 and y1 ?

Steph_Rawr352
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yeah y1=6 x1=3

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oh nvm I got the answer! Thnaks for your help though(: