Equation of straight line

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Homework Statement



find the equation of the straight line which is parallel to the line 3y+4x=6 and passes through the point F (1,7)

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3y= -4x + 6

y= -4/3x + 2


im not sure what im doing...im i on the right track
 

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Be careful with your notation. Many people would interpret -4/3x as -4/(3x) but you mean (-4/3)x.

Okay, so far you have found the "slope-intercept" formula for the line. What is the slope of the line? Of course, a parallel line will have the same slope.
 

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