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Q/ find an equation for the family of lines parallel to 2x + 4y = 1

with steps please, and thanks!

Guest Feb 18, 2017
edited by Guest  Feb 18, 2017
edited by Guest  Feb 18, 2017

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Let's put it into   y= mx + b form

2x+4y =1

4y=-2x+1

y=-1/2x + 1/4     -1/2 =m= slope    any line with this slope is parallel

y=-1/2x + n        any 'n' will make a line parallel to the original

ElectricPavlov  Feb 18, 2017
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Let's put it into   y= mx + b form

2x+4y =1

4y=-2x+1

y=-1/2x + 1/4     -1/2 =m= slope    any line with this slope is parallel

y=-1/2x + n        any 'n' will make a line parallel to the original

ElectricPavlov  Feb 18, 2017

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