# SOLUTION: Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. Express your answer in y=mx+b. (7,8, x+2y=7 The equation of the line is y=[-x/2=12] Simp

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 Question 243322: Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. Express your answer in y=mx+b. (7,8, x+2y=7 The equation of the line is y=[-x/2=12] Simplify your answerAnswer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(7,8) x+2y=7 2Y=-X+7 Y=-X/2+7/2 slope=-1/2 (red line) The parallel line will also have a slope=-1/2 8=-8/2+b b=8+4 b=12 the y intercept. y=-x/2+12 ans. (green line) (graph 300x200 pixels, x from -6 to 15, y from -10 to 20, of TWO functions -x/2 +7/2 and -x/2 +12).