(-4,7) and (2,-2)

d = √(x2 - x1)² + (y2 - y1)²

= √[2 - (-4)]² + [-2 - 7]²

= √6² + (-9)²

= √36 + 81

= √117

= 10.8

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Through (-5,8) and parallel to y = (3/5)x - 4

Parallel lines have equal slopes.

slope = 3/5 through (-5,8)

y = mx + b

8 = (3/5)(-5) + b

8 = -3 + b

b = 11

y = (3/5)x + 11

~Captain Smart~

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