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Find the equation of of a line that is parallel to the line y = 9x and contains the point (4,-1)

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Use the point-slope formula y=mx+b
1) m = 9
2) plug 9 and the point (4, -1) into
y = mx + b and solve for b.
-1 = 9(4) + b
-1 = 36 + b
-36 -36
-37 = b
3) plug 9 & -37 into y= mx + b
y = 9x - 37. ANSWER

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you are a life saver and i now understand! thank you!!
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Hi Claire! Did you hear that the Pope is resigning due to his strength weakening? He is the 112th Pope, And have you ever heard the rumor among Catholics that the 113th Pope would be an evil Pope? (Like the one who would partner up with the AntiChrist?). Interesting development...we'll know more on Feb. 28! I taped Downton and Walking Dead to watch the Grammy awards, but I did pass thru the room to see Thomas and Jimmy in their underwear, with Mr, Carson hollering! Can't wait to watch! Love and kisses! Beth
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OMG!!!!! Yes, I too taped DT but have not watched it yet. Now I can't wait.
That is interesting about the pope. We will have to see what his background is.
I'm solving algebra problems. Petey is snuggled by my side, purring.
Love, Claire
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Hi Claire, well, there was this St. Malachi, and he prophecied the names chosen by the popes throughout history, I have not done the research yet, but he got the last one , Benedict correct. And the story of how this last one chose Benedict was unusual because he wasn't from the Benedictine sect or whatever... But any who, the predicted name for the last pope (his word not mine) is Peter. My husband says that there is a candidate named Peter from Africa, and they can choose a name of a previous pope too. So we watch for the name, I'm not into the wisdom of men Claire, but I know God reveals secrets to whom ever he pleases. And hey! Did you see the lightning strike that hit the Vatican yesterday, it was a really thick one! Sorry that I gave some of Downton away, I'll try to restrain myself until at least Tuesday next time :). Love you and Petey ! Bye!
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Hi Claire, I misspelled Malachy. He lived 1094-1148. He wrote down a " "prophetic vision" that he had of every pope beginning with Pope Celestine II who died in 1144. He said that the final pope would be named Peter the Roman, and that "in the final persecution of the Holy Roman Church, reigning Peter the Roman who will feed his flock among many tribulations, after which the 7-hilled city will be destroyed and the dreadful Judge will judge the people." Now I do realize that this is man's wisdom, but it brings me to recall the other end times things we are discussing too. And it's exciting for me to think about it all!! Interestingly , there are at least two candidates that could fit the description; one is Cardinal Tarcisio Pietro Evasio Betone, the Cardinal Secretary of State, who was born in Romano, Italy. His name could be rendered Peter the Roman. And Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, a black African, current President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Just a little something to add to our understanding :). Bye friend!
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Claire, I hope I'm not stepping on toes here with the pope stuff. Of course, I am talking about a "left-behibd" pope, when I talk about an evil pope. And to be left behind means that all the believing popes have been Raptured. That's my joy and my hope, and I'm always looking for evidence of that in every end-time scenario. Bye for now friend! Beth
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One more thing...I believe this next 112th pope will be a believing pope, it's the 113th pope who will be evil! Sorry, but I wanted to make clear! Bye!
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there would be 2 more points given.!

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Let me give you a easier alternative:
k=9,
(4,-1)
Y-(-1)=9(x-4)
Y=9x-37