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Which is an equation of the line that is parallel to y=-5x+6 and passes through the point (-4,-1)

 Jul 14, 2020
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When lines are parallel their slope is the same. So we know the parallel line is y=-5x+b. We plug in the point(-4,-1) to find b.

 

y=-5x+b

-1=-5(-4)+b

-1=20+b

b=-21

 

So the equation is y=-5x-21.

 Jul 15, 2020

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