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A line contains the points (8, 9) and (–12, –7). Using point-slope form, write the equation of the line that is parallel to the given line and that passes through (–5, –15).

  • geo -

    slope of the line going through the first two points
    = (-7-9)/(-12-8) = -16/-20 = 4/5

    so going through new point (-5,-15) with the same slope

    y+15 = (4/5)(x+5)

    do whatever you have to do further, but that is in
    point-slope form

  • alebra -

    udk

  • geo -

    line passes through ( 1, -5 ) and ( -3, 7).
    a.) Write an equation for the line point-slope form.

    B, Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form.

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