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  • one year ago

Line IJ has an equation of a line y = −3x − 8. Which of the following could be an equation for a line that is parallel to line IJ? y = 3x + 7 y = 1 over 3x + 7 y = −3x + 7 y = −1 over 3x + 7

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jigglypuff314

  2. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    hey there! :) Parallel lines have the same slopes soo first let's figure out what the slope of the given equation is What is the slope of y = -3x - 8 ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well iknow the formula alittle i just couldnt remembe how it went

  4. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    y = mx + b where m = slope :)

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea (: so M= 3x and b= 8 right?

  6. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    close! y = -3 x - 8 ^^ so slope would be Negatvie 3 :)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok so then I multiply -3 by -8 and get -24 right (:

  8. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    nope :P you don't have to think that far ^_^ just look for an Option where the slope is also Negative 3

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohh ok lol so it would be C then right ^-^

  10. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    that's right! :)

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    YAY!!! thank you so much (: do u mind helping me with a few more??

  12. jigglypuff314
    • one year ago
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    sorry, I've gtg take my driving test >.>

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok its ok thank ou for the help ^-^ good luck on your driving test (:

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