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A line is parallel to y = 1/3 x + 5 and passes through (–6, 0). A. y = –3x B. y = –3x + 2 C. y = 1/3 x + 2 D. y = 1/3 x – 6 Which is the equation of the line?

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  1. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    option C

  2. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    do i need to explain

  3. freemap
    • one year ago
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    Thanks, yes please

  4. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    okay

  5. anonymous
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    parallel means same slope

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    see two parallel lines have their slopes equal

  7. dinamix
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    its y=1/3(-6) +2 =0

  8. freemap
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    I know, I thought you had to plug in again

  9. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    the line you have has a slope of 1/3

  10. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    so the required line will also have the same slope

  11. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    do you get?

  12. freemap
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    okay thanks so much

  13. freemap
    • one year ago
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    I do get it, computer lagging

  14. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    now u use the formula y-y1=m(x-x1)

  15. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    whenever you are asked to find a slope of a line wich passes through a point u will use this formula

  16. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    now just plug in the values|dw:1440949360681:dw|

  17. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    do you understand

  18. freemap
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    I got it, thanks I know how to use the formula, its not different when doing perpendicular, from parraell Thanks understood

  19. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    good:)

  20. freemap
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    thanks again

  21. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    your welcome

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