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Find the value of k so that the two given lines are parallel.

-5x+kx=4

2y-9x=11

 Oct 10, 2020
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Arrange in y = mx+ b form    m is the slope     parallel slopes are =

 

2y-9x = 11

y =  9/2 x + 11/2

 

 

-5y + kx = 4            ( I assume you mis typed this one)

5y = kx - 4 

y = k/5 x - 4/5              k/5   has to equal   9/2    

 

k/5 = 9/2     now you can solve for 'k'

 Oct 10, 2020

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