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anonymous
 one year ago
The slope of a line is –2 and its yintercept is (0, 3). What is the equation of the line that is parallel to the first line and passes through (2, 2)?
anonymous
 one year ago
The slope of a line is –2 and its yintercept is (0, 3). What is the equation of the line that is parallel to the first line and passes through (2, 2)?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the second line is parallel to the first line, then they must share the same slope, 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, you know that the equation of the line must be of this form: \[y = 2x + b\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you find the value of b? You know that the line passes through (2, 2). Plug in the values x=2, y = 2 and solve for b.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be 2x+y=6

courtneygraley009
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope of a line is the value which defines the direction (horizontal, vertical, increasing, or decreasing) and steepness of that line. Using this online slope calculator http://www.acalculator.com/slopecalculator.html, you can easily determine the slope of the line.
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