# SOLUTION: Need to find the slope of a line parallel to the graph of each equation. y=4x + 2 and y=2/7x + 1 Help! I teach 5th grade not 7th. Can't even begin to explain it to my

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Coordinate-system Question 133650: Need to find the slope of a line parallel to the graph of each equation. y=4x + 2 and y=2/7x + 1 Help! I teach 5th grade not 7th. Can't even begin to explain it to my son.Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!parallel lines have the SAME slope these equations are in slope-intercept form __ y=mx+b __ where m is the slope of the line and b is the y-intercept slope is the ratio of the change in y to the change in x __ the "rise" divided by the "run" the y-intercept is the point on the y-axis where the line crosses the slope of the first graph is 4 __ a line parallel to it would have a slope of 4 the slope of the second graph is 2/7 __ a line parallel to it would have a slope of 2/7