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 2 years ago
Write an equation for a line parallel to 12+8x=3y and passing through (3,5)
 2 years ago
Write an equation for a line parallel to 12+8x=3y and passing through (3,5)

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mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is the same idea. You need a line parallel to a given line. Parallel lines have the same slope. So the first job is to find the slope of the given line. To do that, you solve the equation for y. First, switch sides. 3y = ...

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good. Second job, what is happening to y?

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1umm will be dividing 3y to 8x and 12??

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, you divide every term on both sides by 3 to undo the y being multiplied by 3.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That will end up being y=8/34 ?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1remember the x on the right side. dw:1359264332902:dw

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359264433972:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1YAY! I was correct so then I will need to plug in (3,5) right?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now you know the slope you need is m = ?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Great. Now the new equation is going to have m = 8/3, and point (3, 5) If you plug in 8/3 for m and 3 for x and 5 for y into y = mx + b, you can solve for b.

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1b will equal to 3(:

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359264870692:dw

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Since you now know m and b, what is the equation of the new line?

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1~le dances~ The equation will be y=8/3+3 =D

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That is it! Great work again!

ineedyouubiebs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR GREAT TUTORING! YOUR AMAZING=D=D

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thanks. You're not so bad yourself. :)
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