The equation of line AB is y= 5x+1 . Write an equation of a line parallel to line AB in slope intercept form that contains point (4,5)
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The equation of line AB is y= 5x+1 . Write an equation of a line parallel to line AB in slope intercept form that contains point (4,5)
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Slope intercept form is: y=mx+b
For the other line to be parallel they must have the same slope so:
y=5x+b, using the point (4,5) we can solve for the yintercept, or "b"
5=5(4)+b
5=20+b
b=15 so the line is:
y=5x15