Posted by **caduceus** on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8:00pm.

Which choice could be the equation of a line parallel to the line represented by this equation?

7x− 12y = −32

A. y = 12/7x - 3

B. y = -7/12x + 5

C. y = 7/12x - 9

D. y = 7x - 12

can someone please give me a step-by-step on how to do this? i'm having a bit of trouble understanding. :c i'm sure it's a lot simpler than i think it is.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8:09pm
slope of the given equation is 7/12

the only one in your choices with a slope of 7/12 is C

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**caduceus**, Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8:10pm
danke, reiny!

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**Reiny**, Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8:20pm
bitte schön

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**manny**, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:09pm
What is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to -x + y = 7 and passes through (-1, -1)?

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