the equation of a line? passes through (2,5) and is parallel to y2/3x+1 would the answer be y=2/3x+19/3
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the equation of a line?
passes through (2,5) and is parallel to y2/3x+1
would the answer be y=2/3x+19/3
passes through (2,5) and is parallel to y2/3x+1
would the answer be y=2/3x+19/3
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1. User Answers crisforp
y  5 = m[ x  (  2 ) ] is the "pointslope" form of your staright  line equations;
y  5 = m( x + 2 ) ;
But, your line is parallel to y = ( 2 / 3 )x + 1;
m = 2 / 3;
Finally, y  5 = ( 2 / 3)( x + 2);
y = 5 + ( 2 / 3)x + 4 / 3;
y = ( 2 / 3 )x + 15 / 3 + 4 / 3 ;
y = ( 2 / 3 )x + 19 / 3.