Math CentralQuandaries & Queries


Subject: parallel and perpendicular lines
Name: Chasity
Who are you: Student

i am suppose to write an equation of a line through the point (4, 7) and parallel to the line y=2. please help me

Hi Chasity,

The equation y = 2 describes all the points in the plane with y-coordinate 2.This is a horizontal line.


Draw the line through (4,7) that is parallel to y = 2. What is the equation of this line?


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