Find the equation of a line that passes through the points (-2,4) and (3,7/2) Find the equation of a line parallel to the line in the above problem that passes through (2,5)
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Originally Posted by heatherblack87 Find the equation of a line that passes through the points (-2,4) and (3,7/2) Find the equation of a line parallel to the line in the above problem that passes through (2,5) y = mx + c. Get the gradient m using $\displaystyle m = \frac{y_2 - y_1}{x_2 - x_1}$. Then substitute (-2, 4) into y = mx + c and solve for c. The parallel line has the same gradient m. Then substitute (2, 5) to get the value of c.
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