# geometry

Write an equation of the line parallel to Line AB that contains point C.
Line AB: y = -5x + 12; C(-2, 1)

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1. a line with slope m containing (h,k) is

y-k = m(x-h)

Now plug in your values.

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2. can you show me how to do this step by step please?

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3. I just did! The line AB has slope -5.

So, any line parallel AB also has slope -5.

The line you want is thus

y-1 = -5(x+2)

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4. ok thanks you so much!

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