# Example 1

- Author:
- Walch Education

Write the slope-intercept form of an equation for the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the graph of the given line.

*Note*: Drag the blue point to try a different problem.- Rewrite the given equation in slope-intercept form.
- Identify the slope of the given line.
- Substitute the slope of the given line for
in the point-slope form of a linear equation. - Substitute
and from the given point into the equation for and . - Simplify the equation.