How do you write an equation in standard form for the line parallel to #x-2y+7=0# and contains the point (-4,0)?
May 8, 2015
Standard form of:
Standard form of y2 that is perpendicular to y1:
y2 = -2x + b. (product of 2 slopes should be -1)#.
Find b by writing y2 passes at point (-4, 0).
0 = -2(-4) +b -> b = -8. Answer:
y = -2x - 8.