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What is the equation of the line described below written in slope-intercept form? the line passing through point (2, 4), parallel to the line whose equation is y = x

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Mando

The slope of [latex]y=x[/latex] is 1, so the slope of the other line is also 1. We have [latex]y=x+b[/latex] To find [latex]b[/latex], we plug in [latex](2, 4)[/latex]: [latex]4=2+b[/latex] [latex]\rightarrow b=2[/latex] So the equation is [latex]y=x+2[/latex]

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