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write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that is parallel to the given line and that passes through the given point.

y=1/2x+5:(4,-3)

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  1. If it is parallel, then it must have the form

    y = (1/2)x + b , with (4, -3) on it
    -3 = (1/2)(4) + b
    -3 = 2 + b
    b = -5

    y = (1/2)x - 5

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