Posted by **Jessica** on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:57pm.

the equation of striaght line is 2x-3y+8=0 find the equation of the straight line passing through (4,-2)and parallel to L

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**Reiny**, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:25pm
Easiest way:

since the new equation is parallel to the given, it must start as

2x - 3y + c = 0, only differing in the value of c

sub in the given point...

2(4) - 3(-2) + c = 0

c = -14

2x - 3y - 14 = 0 , done!

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