What is an equation of the line that passes through the point (-5,7) and is parallel to the line y = 5x + 7?
If the line is parallel to y = 5x + 7, it means the slope is 5.
y = 5x + b.
We know it passes through (-5, 7)
7 = 5(-5) + b
32 = b
So our equation is y = 5x + 32