# What is the equation of the line that passes through the point (5,9) and is parallel to the line y = 3x + 7?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2015

I found:

#### Explanation:

You can use the relationship:

Where:

In your case the slope of the parallel line must be the same as the one of your given line which is:

So you get:

Graphically:

(red line is the parallel)