CCGPS CA 6.1.3 Example 1

Write the slope-intercept form of an equation for the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the graph of the given line.
  1. Rewrite the given equation in slope-intercept form.
  2. Identify the slope of the given line.
  3. Substitute the slope of the given line for in the point-slope form of a linear equation.
  4. Substitute and from the given point into the equation for and .
  5. Simplify the equation.
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