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Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. (8,-4); 6x-5y=2?

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since the new line is parallel to the old one, it will differ only in the constant
let the new one be
6x - 5y = c
Plug in the point (8,-4)
48 + 20 = c
c = 68

so : 6x - 5y = 68

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