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The equation of the straight line that has y - intercept of 5 units and is parallel to the straight line x - 3y = 3 is .

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3xy+5=0
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xy+5=0
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x3y+15=0
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2x3y+12=0
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Solution

The correct option is C x3y+15=0

Given line x3y=3

Expressing the lines in y=mx+c format

3y=x3

y=x31

Comparing this line with ymx+c.

slope of the line m=13

Slope of the parallel line m=13

Equation of the line with slope 13 and y intercept 5 is

y=mx+c

y=13x+5

3y=x+15

x3y+15=0


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