What is the equation of the line segment joining P(x, y) to (2, 4) and is parallel to the segment joining (-2, -1) and (6, 8).

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  1. well the slope of the line between (-2, -1) and (6, 8) is

    (-1-8)/(-2-6) = 9/8

    now use the point-slope form of the line

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