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Which choice could be the equation of a line parallel to the line represented by this equation?

7x− 12y = −32

A. y = 12/7x - 3
B. y = -7/12x + 5
C. y = 7/12x - 9
D. y = 7x - 12

can someone please give me a step-by-step on how to do this? i'm having a bit of trouble understanding. :c i'm sure it's a lot simpler than i think it is.

  • Algebra -

    slope of the given equation is 7/12
    the only one in your choices with a slope of 7/12 is C

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    danke, reiny!

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    bitte schön

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    What is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to -x + y = 7 and passes through (-1, -1)?

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