Posted by Ariel on Friday, June 4, 2010 at 5:34pm.
Write an equation for the line that passes through point (5, 3) and is parallel to the xaxis.
a.)y = 5
b.)x = 3
c.)y = 3

Geometry HELP  Ariel, Friday, June 4, 2010 at 6:28pm
I think I figured this answer is
y=5

Geometry HELP  MathMate, Friday, June 4, 2010 at 7:07pm
If the line passes through (5,3) and is parallel to the xaxis, the yintercept (b) is 3, and the slope (m) is zero.
Using the standard formula,
y=mx+b, and putting in m=0 and b=3, you will find the equation required among the given choices.
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