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Find the equation of the line passing through (2,-5) that is parallel to 5x + 3y = -11.

 Jul 10, 2020
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first line can be re-arranged to    y = -5/3 x - 11/3      slope , m , = -5/3

 

parallel line      y = -5/3 x + b     sub in the point given

                        -5 = -5/3 (2) + b

                                                    b = - 5/3

y = -5/3 x - 5/3

 Jul 10, 2020

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