
(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

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
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