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Find the equation of the line that is parallel to the line 4x - 2y = 8 and which passes through the point (0,-8).

 Aug 18, 2021
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4x - 2y = 8 can be rearranged into point intercept form: y = 2x - 4

Parallel lines have the same slope, just different intercepts. The y intercept in the new equation is (0,-8) so the equation is $\boxed{y = 2x -8}$

 Aug 18, 2021

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