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Write an equation of the line containing the specified point and parallel to the indicated line.(1,4)3x+y=5

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original line is
y = -3 x + 5
the slope is thus -3
and any line parallel is of form
y = -3 x + b
all we need is b
4 = -3(1) + b
b = 7
so
y = -3 x + 7

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thanks for the help Damon

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