# How do you find an equation of a line containing the point (-2, 2), and parallel to the line 2(y + 1) = x?

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Jul 17, 2017

#### Explanation:

We are given a point on the line and have indirectly been given the slope as well, because lines that are parallel have the same slope.

Simplify the equation of the given line.

Then:

Now use the point slope formula for a line: