Posted by SchuRonda on .
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,
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 slopepoint form given in:
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1284102012