What is the equation of a line parallel to the line x - y = 4 and that passes through the point (1, 2)

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In order to findthe equation of a line that is parallel to the line`x - y = 4`  we must first determine the slope of the line because parallel lines have the same slope.

In order to find the slope, rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form, `y = mx + b.`

`x - y = 4`

`-y = -x + 4`

`y = x - 4`

This makes the slope of the line 1.

The line must pass through the point (1, 2) so we can use point...

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