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CathrineBotros
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The equation of a line is y = –4x + 1. What is the equation of the line that is parallel to the first line and passes through (–2, –1)?

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Dfashola

Parallel lines will have the exact same slope so that means that slope of the second line will also be -4. [latex](y - y_1) = m(x - x_1) \\ m = -4 \\ y_1 = -1 \\ x_1 = -2 \\ (y - (-1)) = -4(x - (-2)) \\ y + 1 = -4(x + 2) \\ y + 1 = -4x - 8 \\ y = -4x - 9[/latex]

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