# Linear equations

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1. Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points. Express your answer in the form x=a, y=b or y=mx+b

(-4,-4) and (3,3)

What is an equation of the line y=

2. Find an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the given point

m = ¾, (7,-1)

The equation of the line is y=

3. Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points

(-1,-4) and (-3,-7)

The equation of the line is y=

4. Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points

{1/6, -3} and {5/6, 1}

What is the equation of the line y=

5. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b

(3, 5); x + 9y=7

The equation of the line is y=

6. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b

(-4, 9); 6x=5y+7

The equation of the line is y=

7. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b

(2,8); 6x+y=8

The equation of the line is y=

8. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line. Express your answer in the form y=mx+b

(6, -5); 7x+9y=5

The equation of the line is y=

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