Precalculus Examples

Find Any Equation Parallel to the Line
Step 1
Choose a point that the parallel line will pass through.
Step 2
Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope.
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The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.
Using the slope-intercept form, the slope is .
Step 3
To find an equation that is parallel, the slopes must be equal. Find the parallel line using the point-slope formula.
Step 4
Use the slope and a given point to substitute for and in the point-slope form , which is derived from the slope equation .
Step 5
Simplify the equation and keep it in point-slope form.
Step 6
Solve for .
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Add and .
Simplify .
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Multiply by .
Add and .
Step 7
Enter YOUR Problem
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