# How do you write the equation of the line parallel to y = 3x - 4 and passing through the point (-2, 5)?

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Aug 25, 2016

#### Explanation:

Parallel lines have the same slopes.

The slope of the new line will have the same slope as the given line:

One point on the line is given,

The formula for slope is

If you have the **slope** and **one point** , substitute them into a formula which is based on the formula for slope given above.

Simplify to get the required equation of the line.