# Finding the Equation of a Parallel Line

### How To : Find the parallel line to a given equation

This videos explains how one can easily find the parallel line to a given mathematical equation. He starts by explaining what it means for two lines to be parallel mathematically speaking. Defining two lines, then comparing the slope of both lines you can mathematically determ ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular & parallel line

This video shows how to find the equation of the line perpendicular and parallel to a given line. The video starts off with an example, given the lines and the slopes (m). When 2 lines are parallel to each other, they have the same slope. When 2 lines are perpendicular to each ...more

### How To : Find the equations of parallel and perpendicular lines

A pair of straight lines can be parallel lines or perpendicular lines or neither. Two lines are said to be parallel when their slopes are equal. Two parallel lines never intersect each other. On the other hand two lines are perpendicular when the product of their slopes is equ ...more

### How To : Find a slope of a line parallel/perpendicular to it

This video tells you how to find a slope of a parallel / perpendicular to it. In the equation y = mx + c, m is the slope. To calculate the slope of a line that is parallel to another line, you have to consider the rule m1 = m2 which means slope of the first line m1 is equal to ...more

### How To : Graph using the intercept method

You can draw intercept in graph. The teacher took 4x + 3y =12 for solving using intercepts and told that the standard form of the equation should have X and Y terminal at the left side and constant at the right side. He told for making X-intercept we need to substitute Y as z ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations in algebra

In this math lesson you will learn how to solve a system of equations. Watch the following video to learn how to translate a word problem into a system of linear equations. Two linear equations considered in the same time form a system of linear equations. A system of linear ...more

### How To : Find the equation representing a given line in algebra

Need to find the equation of a line? See how it's done with this free video algebra lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 2 points

This tutorial teaches you how to find a mathematical equation of a line given 2 points that exists on the line. The tutorial starts off with 2 points labeled (2,-4) and (3,6). The first step is to determine the slope of the line using the formula given in the tutorial in blue. ...more

### How To : Find the point slope form of a line equation

This is a mathematical instructional video on finding the point slope form of a line equation. This technique allows you to find the x and y intercepts of a line. The point slope form is (y-y1)=m(x-x1). The instructor tells you what each of the variables represents, and shows ...more

### How To : Find points of intersection in different equations

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to solve linear and quadratic equations. It is a liner quadratic system where he shows a parabola and a straight line and he intends to solve the points where the line intersects the parabola. Now he uses comparison to compare the valu ...more

### How To : Solve problems about linear equation

In this video the instructor shows how to write a linear equation. If you need to find the equation of a line that passes through the two given points then you need to find the linear equation of that line. The first step is to find the slope of the line that passes through th ...more

### How To : Graph an equation in standard form

This video shows you how to graph an equation in standard form. In easy to understand instructions, you will learn how to find the x and y intercepts in order to put those two points on a graph, creating a line. Finding the intercepts is as easy as plugging in zero and solving ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a tangent line

This is the video about how to find the equation of a tangent line. As you may recall, a line which is tangent to a curve at a point a, must have the same slope as the curve. Therefore, the slope of the tangent is m = lim f(a + h) - f(a) h-->0 h Since the slope equation of the ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line

In this video the instructor shows how to find the equation of the line given its slope and a point that lies on it. If the slope of the line is m and the point that lies on it is (x,y) then you can find the equation of the line by substituting the values in the slope-intercep ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line in point-slope form

When you are given a point through which a line passes and the slope of that line, you can calculate the equation of that line. The general equation to solve this kind of equations is called as point-slope form. The point slope of a line passing through (a, b) with slope of m ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line easily

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and is perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtai ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtain t ...more

### How To : Find the slope and y intercept from a line equation

Learn how to find the slope and y intercept of a line equation in algebra. This free video lesson will teach you everything you'll need to know. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to ...more

### How To : Find the perpendicular line to a given equation

Want to find a perpendicular line for a given linear equation? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, i ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 1 point

Need help figuring out how to find the equation of a line given a single point? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks t ...more

### How To : Find r-value & equation of regression line w/ EL531W

Need a little help in your Statistics class? In this statistics tutorial hosted by The Free Math Tutor, a demonstration of how to use the Sharp EL531W calculator to find the correlation coefficient (r-value) and the equation of a regression line is given. Want some more practi ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line easily

This is the video about how to Find the equation of a line. The equation of a line with a defined slope m can also be written as follows: y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line and b is the y intercept of the graph of the line. The above form is called the slope intercept ...more

### How To : Find an angle when there are pairs of parallel lines

Consider two pairs of parallel lines, one pair horizontally and another is inclined from vertical position. If one of the four angles is given, then the other three angles can be easily identified. First select the angle which is down to the known angle, it will be same as fir ...more

### How To : Solve a linear system with no solution

A method for solving a linear system with no solution is described. The method is described in 4 steps. The first step in the method is designed to solve a linear system that is described consist of “solving by graphing”. Details fo ...more

### How To : Find the area of a trapezoid easily

Finding the area of a trapezoid can be done easily by using a simple formula. The area can be found by adding the length of base 1 plus base 2 then multiplying by the height and then dividing the sum by 2. The bases of the trapezoid are the straight lines that are parallel to ...more

### How To : Graph a system of linear equations

Given a equation of a line, you can graph the line. A system of equations is nothing but equations of more than one line. In a single equation all the points that lie on the line, satisfy the equation of the line. Similarly a solution of a system of equations is points that sa ...more

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### How To : Serve a tennis ball with some basic rules

In this how to video, you will learn how to serve a tennis ball. Start off with an eastern forehand grip. You can pretend to shake hands with the racket to find this grip. The knuckle of the index finger should be on top of the handle. Make sure your stance is sideways to the ...more

### How To : Use the 2-Look OLL on the Rubik's Cube

This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. This 2-Look Method is exactly like taking 57 OLL algorithms and slimming them down to the single digits. First you orient the edges of the Rubiks Cube (or the ...more

### How To : Find the vertices of a polygon of constraints

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the vertices of a polygon of constraints. In any optimization problem after defining your polygon you need to find its vertices. First you will have a set of equations which represents the constraints in your problem. Now you h ...more

### How To : Determine the equation of a line

Learn how to determine the equation of a line with this tutorial: The equation of a line can be determined by two given conditions. 1. The line passing through a single point with a given slope. 2. The line passing through two points. 1. Equation of the line passing through ...more

### How To : Find an angle using alternate interior angles

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find an angle using alternate interior angles. Make sure that the angles are alternate interior angles. Alternate interior angles are angles that are on the inside of the parallel lines, and on the opposite side of the transverse. T ...more

### How To : Use and find x & y-intercepts in algebra

A straight line can be represented in the form of a liner equation containing two variables x and y. When the equation is graphed on a pair of coordinate axes, the line passes cut through the axes in two points. The point where the line cuts the x-axes is called as its x coord ...more

### How To : Understand positive, negative, zero & undefined slopes

This video explains how to find the sign of slope of a line. The way shown means that you can find whether it is positive or negative without knowing its equation. It uses a simple analogy so that anyone would be able to use this method, even without much math knowledge. Being ...more

### How To : Find the area of a circle

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the area of a circle. The line from the middle to the edge of the circle is called the radius. Find what this is in your equation, then multiply (3.14 X radius x radius). This will always work out the area of a circle for you. So, do this ...more

### How To : Find a missing coordinate given: coordinate & equation

In this video, the instructor shows how to find an unknown coordinate given the other coordinate of that point and the equation that passes thought the point. A point is said to lie on the graph, if the point can satisfy that equation of the line. To check if a particular poin ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a circle given: center & tangent

In this video, the instructor shows how to find the equation of a circle given its center point and a tangent line to it. To do this, take a graph and plot the given point and the tangent on that graph. Now, from the center of the circle, measure the perpendicular distance to ...more

### How To : Find a slope of a straight line with: Ax + By + C = 0

In this video the instructor shows how to find the slope of an equation which is in the form Ax + By + C = 0. He says that the formula to find the slope of a line in the above form is slope m = -A/B, where A and B are the numeric constants of the variables x and y in the given ...more

### How To : Find y-intercept with an equation in point slope form

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the Y-Intercept given the equation of the line in Point-Slope form. He shows how to do this with an example. He tells to substitute the value of x to zero to find out Y-Intercept as Y-Intercept is nothing but the point where th ...more

### How To : Determine if lines are parallel or perpendicular

In this tutorial, we learn how to determine if lines are parallel or perpendicular. You will be given two straight line equations. First, remember that parallel lines have equal slope, identical to each other. Perpendicular lines have negative reciprocal slopes. For example, 2 ...more

### How To : Determine whether a pair of lines are parallel

See how to determine whether a set of lines are parallel given their equations with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations algebraically

A system of linear equations usually has a solution that is an ordered pair (x,y). Sometimes that isn't the case, especially when the equations represent the graphs of parallel lines (inconsistent system) or the same line (dependent system). Learn how to solve a system of equa ...more

### How To : Find the slope of a line given 2 points

In this video the instructor shows how to find the slope of a line given two points that like on the line. Slope of a line is the measure of the steepness of the line compared to the angle made by the line with the x-axes. A line with positive slope slants forwards and a line ...more

### How To : Understand parallel and perpendicular lines

In this video the instructor talks about parallel and perpendicular lines. Parallel lines are lines whose slope is the same. Now take the equations of a couple of parallel lines. Graph those lines on a coordinate axes and you can see that the lines are parallel to each other a ...more

### How To : Solve systems of linear equations by graphing

In this video the instructor shows how to solve systems of linear equation by graphing. A system of linear equation is equations of two lines that are to be graphed on the same coordinate axes. Now take the first equation and write it to form y = mx + b. Now extract the value ...more

### How To : Find the equation of an ellipse given a graph

Notes College Algebra teaches you how to find the equation of an ellipse given a graph. You first want to find out the center of the ellipse, which in the video is (2, -3). The major axis is parallel to the X axis. The equation is (x - h) squared/a squared plus (y - k) squared ...more

### How To : Solve a system by the elimination method

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a system of equations by elimination method. First you need to know how many possible number of solutions you can get by solving a system of equations. There are three possibilities. In the first case there are two lines with dif ...more

### How To : Find a missing part of a triangle, similar to another

In this tutorial the author shows how to find out the missing part of a triangle that is similar to another triangle. He explains the concept of similar triangle diagrammatically by showing that similar triangles have similar angles and parallel sides. Now he labels sides of s ...more

### How To : Find a missing side of a triangle, similar to another

In this tutorial the author shows how to find out the missing side of a triangle which is similar to an other triangle. He explains the concept of similar triangle using diagrams and by showing that similar triangles have equal corresponding angles and parallel sides. Now he l ...more

### How To : Use the distance formula for two points

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the distance formula for two points. The distance formula is D= the square root of (X2-X1) squared, plus (Y2 minus Y1) squared. It may look confusing, but it's just a derivation of a theorem. First, find the two points that you have and gr ...more

### How To : Write and graph an equation in slope intercept form

This video teaches us the method to write an equation in slope intercept form and to graph it. The equation of line is y = mx + c. m is the slope and c is the y intercept or the point where it crosses the y axis. Let us find the equation of line if it crosses (8,6) and m=1/2. ...more

### How To : Find the midpoint of a line segment

A good place to start when you want to learn how to find a midpoint of a line is a circle. Take the diameter of a circle, for instance if the coordinates of the starting point are (1,6) and the coordinates for the ending point are (11,6). The midpoint of a line is the exact ce ...more

### How To : Graph quadratic equations

In this video, the instructor shows you how to graph quadratic equations. When you have a quadratic equation in terms of x and y, first try to identify the coefficients of the terms. Now use front end of the quadratic formula to find the line of symmetry which is the first hal ...more

### How To : Find the formula of a piecewise function given a graph

This video shows how to find the formula of a piecewise function when given a graph. The first step is to write a definition for the graph, which is done by identifying the different domains shown in the graph. The second step is writing formulas for each domain specified by t ...more

### How To : Find the slope of a line given 2 points with fractions

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to find the slope of a line given two points with fractional values. To do this first name your two points as point 1 with coordinates as x1, y1 and point 2 with coordinates x2, y2. Then substitute the values in the equation of t ...more

### How To : Use the slope formula to find the slope of a line

Easily learn how to graph a straight line using rise over run also known as slope. Algebra made easy! You will easily learn the meaning of the algebraic term slope. This video will teach you how to master algebraic problems that require graphing linear equations. In less than ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations via the elimination method

Elimination in mathematics is used to find the solution set of a system of equalities. This video tutorial shows how to use elimination to find the solution set of a given equation and offers several examples to illustrate the process. Before applying this method, the equation ...more

### How To : Determine if a point lies on a line in slope intercept

In this video the author shows how to find out if a Point lies on a Line in Slope Intercept Form. He shows it by an example where he takes a point, which is an ordered pair in the form (x, y) and a line, which is an first degree equation. Now he substitutes the values of x and ...more

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