# How do you write an equation of a line going through #(1/8, −1)# and parallel to the line #8x − 9y = 6#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 15, 2017

#### Explanation:

Parallel lines have the same slope. So we can find the required slope from the equation of the given line.

Change it into the form

You can use the formula:

As we expected, the slope of the new line is