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Steph has a line drawn on her paper with the equation y = 4x - 3. She wants to draw a line parallel to the given line, but through the point (2, 2). Describe, in words, the steps she needs to go through to find the equation of this new line.

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    slope of both lines = m = 4
    find a line of form y =4 x + b through (2,2) by substituting 2 for x and 2 for y and solving for b

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    Petra needs to find the equation of a line through (–2, 3) that is parallel to the line represented by y = 2x– 4. Which equation best represents Petra's equation?

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