# How do you write an equation that contains points (-1, 2) and is parallel to x-2y=-3?

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#### Explanation:

All lines parallel to

That is all lines parallel to

Using the slope point form (with point

we have

which we could simplify as

or in standard form as

**further explanation**

How do we know the slope of

We can rearrange

or

which is ane equation in slope-intercept form

with a slope of

(and a y-intercept of