# How do you find the value of k if the line through the points (2k-2,27-k) and (5k-5,3k+4) is parallel to the line through the point (15,7) and (-9,-6)?

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Jun 20, 2018

If they are parallel then the gradients are the same

Remove the brackets

Collect like terms

Multiply

Multiply 13 by

Subtract

Add 552

#57k=513

Divide by 57