This video is a quick walkthrough of how to answer parallel line questions for GCSE maths, and is aimed at around grade 6 …. please do

– stop the video

– work through the questions

– compare your solutions

I hope the video helps and please do leave a comment – thanks!

Download a copy of the questions here:

Here’s a copy of the written answers:

1. Write down the equation of a line parallel to y = 4x + 4

2. Write down the equation of a line parallel to y = 4x + 4 which passes through (0, -4)

3. Find the equation of a line parallel to 4y – 2x + 6 = 0

4. Find the equation of a line parallel to 4y – 2x + 6 = 0 which passes through (0, 3)

5. Find the equation of a line parallel to 2y – 3x + 5 = 0 which passes through (0, -4)

6. Line A passes through the points (4,3) and (8,6). Find the equation of the line parallel to line A that passes through (8,12)

7. Line A passes through the points (1,1) and (4,7)

Line B passes through the points (4,7) and (6, 11)

Determine whether Line A and line B are parallel.

8. Line A passes through the points (1,2) and (4,6)

Line B passes through the points (4,7) and (k, 14)

Line A and B are parallel.

Find the value of k.

These types of questions appear in all the main GCSE exam boards – Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Educas – and are fairly common for non calculator papers.

**Top Tips!**

- Always work methodically and show your working
- Check your calculations
- Is it a reasonable answer?

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How To Work Out Parallel Lines Maths Questions On A Graph – Overview

How To Work Out Parallel Lines Maths Questions On A Graph

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Kevin Phillips says

Very interesting I found this video particularly helpful.

Simon Deacon says

Thank you for your comment and glad to help. All very best S