Posted by jessica on Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:53pm.
Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. (8,4); 6x5y=2?

algebra  Reiny, Friday, October 23, 2009 at 9:12pm
since the new line is parallel to the old one, it will differ only in the constant
let the new one be
6x  5y = c
Plug in the point (8,4)
48 + 20 = c
c = 68
so : 6x  5y = 68