# algebra 2

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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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The answer is y=2x+7. First put it in point slope form then solve it into slope-intercept form. Use the same slope because having parallel lines means the same slope.

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