equation of line parallel to y = -1/4 x + 3 and passes through the point (-4, -7)
If a line is parallel to another line, they must have the same slope:
y = -x/4 + b is the equation of the line.
Plug in -4, -7 as (x, y)
-7 = 4/4 + b
-7 = b + 1
b = -8
Equation of the line: y = -x/4 - 8