How do I write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line.Express your answer in the form y=mx+b.
(-5,3); 5x=7y+2?

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asked by A.W.
  1. You want a line with slope 5/7 that goes through the point x= -5, y = 3

    Y = (5/7) x + b

    Solve for b using the coordinates of the point.
    3 = (5/7)(-5) + b

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