Algebra 1a
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Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. Express your answer in the form y = mx + b.
(2,3); x + 6y = 7
The equation of the line is y =________

Find the slope:
6y=x+7
y=1/6 x + 7
so m=1/6
Next, put the point in y=mx + b, and solve for b.