Math Help PLEASE

Write an equation of the line containing the givin point and parallel to the givin line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b
The equation of the line is y=?

(-5,9);8x=7y+5

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 103
asked by Kell
  1. since the new line is parallel, it will differ only in the constant,
    that is,
    its equation will be 8x = 7y + c
    plug in the point (-5,9)
    -40 = 63 + c
    c = -103
    so we have
    8x = 7y - 103 , rearrange
    8x + 103 = 7y
    (8/7)x + 103/7 = y

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Reiny

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    find an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the givin point m=2,(7,5) the equation of the line is y=

    asked by mikey123 on October 31, 2008
  2. Pre- Algebra

    Given an equation of a line, how do I find equations for lines parallel to it going through specified points Simplifying the equations into slope-intercept form. 1. y= -2x -4; (1, 3) how do I write the equation of a line parallel

    asked by Roosevelt on August 14, 2013
  3. Algebra 1

    Write an equation in slope-intercept form for a line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. 1. y=3;(4,-2) The y = 3 line is parallel to the x axis so the perpendicular line you want is parallel

    asked by Mike on January 7, 2007
  4. college alg

    Find (a) the equation of a line that is parallel to the given line and includes the given point, and (b) the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line through the given point. Write both answers in slope-intercept

    asked by sunny on January 4, 2012
  5. Math

    1. For the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? If it does, write an equation for the direct variation. X: 16, 32, 48 Y: 4, 16, 36 2. Write an equation for the line that is parallel to the given line and passes through

    asked by Ranya on December 10, 2018
  6. 6th grade math

    Please help!!!!! Mr.lucky won the lottery,so he decided that he would split the money with his 4 kids. His older son was givin 50% of the winnings. 25% was givin oto his daughter Jane. Gary would get 20% and Jodi would get $700.

    asked by Peyton on March 24, 2009
  7. Algebra

    graph the equation x-3=y (where do I plot the points?) find the intercepts and then graph: 5x+4y=20 find the intercepts and then graph: 1.4x-1.3y=3.64 graph the equation using slope and y-intercept: y=10/7x +4 graph using slope

    asked by Jacquie on July 18, 2010
  8. MATH!

    What type of lines have a slope of zero? Write the equation of a line with the slope of -2 which contains the point (3,6) The x-axis has 0 slope. What about any other line with 0 slope? Use y-y1=m(x-x1) with m=-2, x1=3 and y1=6

    asked by Stephy on October 11, 2006
  9. precalculus

    Find (a) the equation of a line that is parallel to the given line and includes the given point, and (b) the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line through the given point. Write both answers in slope-intercept

    asked by tinathomas on November 11, 2011
  10. math

    I need help with "write in equation in slope-intercept form for the line that is parallel to to the given line line and and that passes through the given point. y=1/2x=5;(4,-3) How do you find a line that is perpendicular. Please

    asked by Kerri on February 8, 2014

More Similar Questions