# Find the equation of the parallel to x–axis and passing through (3, – 5).

Given, A line which is parallel to x–axis and passing through (3, – 5)

To Find: The equation of the line.

Formula used: The equation of line is [y – y1 = m(x – x1)]

Explanation: Here, The line is parallel to the x–axis,

So, The parallel lines have equal slopes,

And, the slope of x–axis is always 0, then

The slope of line, m = 0

Coordinates of line are (x1, y1) = (3, – 5)

The equation of line = y – y1 = m(x – x1)

By putting the values, we get

y – (– 5) = 0(x – 3)

y + 5 = 0

Hence, The equation of line is y + 5 = 0

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