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  • one year ago

Write the equation of the line that is parallel to the line y = 2x + 2 and passes through the point (5, 3). A. y = 2x - 7 B. y=-1/2x-2 C. y = 2x - 2 D. y=-1/2x-7

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    parallel lines = same slope so which answer choices have the same slope as y = 2x + 2 ?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A and C?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Here's a previous post with how to do it and why you would do those steps http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/4fd9243be4b091dda540af19

  4. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    correct

  5. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    now we need to find which one of those lines has the points (5,3)

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    C?

  7. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    let's start with A \(3=2*5-7\)

  8. Mehek14
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    2*5?

  9. anonymous
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    10

  10. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    10 - 7?

  11. anonymous
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    3

  12. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(3=3\) ?

  13. anonymous
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    1?

  14. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    no is 3 = 3 ?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes?

  16. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    I agree with @Mehek14 Same slope

  17. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    so A is your answer we can check c as well \(y=2x-2\\3=2*5-2\\2*5=10-2=8\\3~is~not~equal~to~8\)

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhh thats right lol thnx :)

  19. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    anytime ^_^

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