Posted by **SchuRonda** on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 3:03am.

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line.

(-7,6); 8x=9y+5

The equation of the line is y =

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**MathMate**, Friday, September 10, 2010 at 8:04am
First find the slope m of the given line by transforming it to the form:

y=mx+b

In this case, divide both sides by 9 to give m = 8/9.

After that, use the slope-point form given in:

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1284102012

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