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Writing Equations of Parallel Lines

Writing Equations of Parallel Lines 1.9 - Solution

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Parallel lines have the same slope. Therefore, the slope of a parallel line to is and not This is the mistake Ron-Jon made. To form our equation we'll substitute with in the slope-intercept form. Now, to complete the equation we need to find For parallel lines, the -intercepts can't be equal, We can choose any other value of  than For example,  as Ron-Jon did.