# How do you write an equation of the horizontal line passing through the point (-1, -8)?

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Nov 10, 2016

#### Explanation:

The line passes through the point

It is parallel to the

Its equation is

Nov 10, 2016

y = -8

#### Explanation:

A horizontal line has a slope of 0. The y value does not change it is always the same.

In this case the y value is always -8 . the x value will change but not the y value.