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Find the slope of any line parallel to the line through points (17, 4) and (5, 8).
the slope of these is:
84 4 1
 =  = 
175 12 3
is 1/3 the correct answer?
No
you started with the y of the second point, so you have to start with the x of the second point also
slope = (84)/(517) =  1/3
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