anonymous
  • anonymous
Write the equation of a line that is parallel to the line 2x+y=8 and passes through the point (-2,1)
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Compassionate
  • Compassionate
Parallel lines have the same slope. So first, find out the slope of 2x + y = 8, by putting it in y = mx + b
anonymous
  • anonymous
y=2x+8
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
So the slope is 2 Now we're given the points (-2, 1) So slope = 2 Points = (-2, 1) Plug those into: y - y1 = m(x - x1) Where y1 and x1 are points and m is the slope

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anonymous
  • anonymous
So the equation is y-1=2x+4
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
No put that in y = mx + b
anonymous
  • anonymous
y=2x+4
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
There's your equation.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thanks
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