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Write an equation of the line containing he given point and parallel to the given line?
(6,8);x+7y=5

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x + 7 y = 5
7 y = - x + 5
y = (-1/7) x + 5/7
so the slope , m , is -1/7
y = -1 x/7 + b
8 = -1(6)/7 + b
b = 8 + 6/7
b = (56+6)/7
b = 62/7
so
y = -(1/7) x + 62/7

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