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equation of parallel lines

Need assistance in finding the equation of the line satisfying the given conditions.

Through (7,-8); parallel to -8.8x+0.1y=-62

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When two lines are parallel, their slopes are equal.

so the unknown line equation can be written as:
-8.8x + 0.1y = c
by ...

Solution Summary

The solution shows how to find the equation of the line when it is parallel to another line with known equation.