# How do you write the vector equation that passes through point (1,5) and parallel to <-7,2>?

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Jul 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

The parametric form of any vector parallel to

If #r = <x, y> is the position vector to the point R(x, y) on the line

through P(1, 5) that is parallel to

of the line is

, using the addition law of vectors