Arthur,

We take a look at the general equation y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line.

For lines to be parallel, the slope must be equal, therefore, we try to find where m is the same on both equations.

Answer: **a) y=3x-8 **

Arthur C.

asked • 06/17/19a) y=3x-8

b) y=1/3x-2

c) y=2x-3

d) y=-3x-5

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Arthur,

We take a look at the general equation y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line.

For lines to be parallel, the slope must be equal, therefore, we try to find where m is the same on both equations.

Answer: **a) y=3x-8 **

Don L. answered • 06/17/19

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Hi Arthur, for a line to be parallel with another line, their slopes must be the same. Which of the four answers has a slope of 3?

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