Posted by **keshia** on Monday, July 18, 2011 at 8:14am.

write an equation of the line parallel to the line given by 3x-2y=8 and having the same y- intercept as the line given by 2y+3=-4

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**bobpursley**, Monday, July 18, 2011 at 8:41am
first equation:

2y=3x-8

y=3/2 x -4

you have the slope, so theline parallel to this has a slope of 3/2

second equation:

2y=hmmmm. where is the x?

anyway,find the y intercept (where x is zero).

then, your equation is y=3/2 x +yntercept

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**keshia**, Monday, July 18, 2011 at 8:51am
thank you

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