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.
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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.

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