# Math

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write an equation of the line containing the given points and parallel to the given line (7,8) x + 3y = 7 can some one please help I am very sick an have to have this in by 11:59 tonight thank you in advance.

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figure the slope of the given line:
y= -1/3 x +7/3 slope -1/3

then put this slope into the standard form
y= mx+b
y= -1/3 x +b
put your given point (7,8) into that equation, and solve for b.
equation of the line then will be
y=mx+b and you know m, and b.

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thank you very much

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