# SOLUTION: Find the equation for the line that passes through the point (1,5) and that is parallel to the line with equation y=1/4x+1/2

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 511963: Find the equation for the line that passes through the point (1,5) and that is parallel to the line with equation y=1/4x+1/2Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A parallel line will have the same slope as y = 1/4x + 1/2. m = 1/4 . y = 1/4x + b . To find b, use the point you need to go through: (x,y) = (1,5). . 5 = 1/4(1) + b b = 4 3/4 . y = 1/4x + 4 3/4 .