In this lesson, we learn how to find the equation of a line that is parallel to another given line and passes through a specific point. By understanding the concept of parallel lines and the slope triangle, we can determine that the slope of the new line will be the same as the given line. Using the point-slope form, we can plug in the slope and the given point to find the equation of the new line.
Find the equation of a line that is parallel and goes through a point
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How do I find the equation of a line that is parallel to a given line and passes through a certain point?
What is the equation of the line that is parallel to y=(7/8)x-3 and passes through the point (4,-10)?
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In this lesson, the teacher shows how to find the equation of a line when you are given the equation of a line parallel to your line and a point that your line passes through.