# How do you write an equation in slope-intercept form for a line that is parallel to the given line y = -1/4x + 9 and passes through the given point(-4, 4)?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

Since the line

is already in slope-intercept form, we know that the slope of the line is

Two lines are parallel if they have the same slope, so our line will also have slope

Let's impose the passage through

So, the equation is