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slope intercept form

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i'm so confused on this homework problem.
It says to write an equation in slope intercept form:
parallel to y=4x-5, y intercept at -6

how do you work that out?
asked Dec 24, 2012 in ALGEBRA 1 by Justin Pupil

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The  slope intercept form is y=mx+b  where m is slope and b is intercept

Given slope intercept is y=4x-5 ; y intercept at -6

here slope m=4

If the two lines are parallel then their slopes are equal

so, the required line has slope m = 4 and y intercept -6

the solution is y = 4x - 6
answered Dec 25, 2012 by Johncena Apprentice

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