Find the equation of a line which is parallel to the line mx + ny + c = 0 and passing through the point (2,3). The given answer is: m(x-2)+n(y-3) = 0, but how do I get there?
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The slope of the line is The equation of the line is
Originally Posted by fcabanski Find the equation of a line which is parallel to the line mx + ny + c = 0 and passing through the point (2,3). The given answer is: m(x-2)+n(y-3) = 0, but how do I get there? The lines for fixed and form a series of parallels as varies. So the line you seek is found by finding the value of so that goes through . That is: or: CB
Why are the x and y values subtracted from x and y in red dog's answer?
Originally Posted by fcabanski Why are the x and y values subtracted from x and y in red dog's answer? The equation of a line passing through the point and having the slope is
Originally Posted by fcabanski Find the equation of a line which is parallel to the line mx + ny + c = 0 and passing through the point (2,3). Any line parallel to has the same form . If it contains the point this must be true: or
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