# SOLUTION: write the equation of the line that passes through the point (1,1) and is parallel to the graph of y=2x+6. then graph both lines. i dont get this, help???

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Points-lines-and-rays Question 533607: write the equation of the line that passes through the point (1,1) and is parallel to the graph of y=2x+6. then graph both lines. i dont get this, help???Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! y = 2 x + 6 Compare this equation with y=mx+b slope m = 2 The slope of a line parallel to the above line will be the same The slope of the required line will be 2 m= 2 ,point ( 1 , 1 ) Find b by plugging the values of m & the point in y=mx+b 1 = 2.00 + b b= -1 m= 2 Plug value of the slope and b in y = mx +b The required equation is y = 2 x -1 y = 2 x -1 m.ananth@hotmail.ca