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July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

Posted by **Jim** on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at 12:38pm.

The slope of any line from point 1 to point 2 is (y2-y1)/(x2-x1). Therefore the slopes of the two lines you are talkng about are

(2 -(-4))/(5-3) = 6/2 = 3

and

(-1 -(5)/(-2-0)= -6/-2 = 3

Thelines are therefore parallel because they have the same slope.

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