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Find the equation of a line which passes through point P(10, 12) and // to y=x/2 + 4

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  1. since it is parallel to y=x/2 + 4
    it will differ only in the y-intercept, so let

    y=x/2 + b
    plug in the point(10,12)
    12 = 5+b
    b = 7

    y = x/2 + 7

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    posted by Reiny
  2. or, you can avoid b altogether and go straight to the point-slope form of the line with slope 1/2:

    y-12 = 1/2 (x-10)

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    posted by Steve

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