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Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line.
(-7,6); 8x=9y+5

The equation of the line is y =

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    First find the slope m of the given line by transforming it to the form:
    y=mx+b
    In this case, divide both sides by 9 to give m = 8/9.
    After that, use the slope-point form given in:
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