# Are #y=2/3x-2# and #y=3/2x+1# parallel to each other?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 11, 2017

No, they are not parallel because they have different slopes.

See full explanation below.

#### Explanation:

Parallel lines have the same slope.

You can determine the slope of a line if it is in slope-intercept form, which both of these equations are.

The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

Where

Equation 1)

Equation 2)

The slope of the first equation is