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Parallel lines have the same slope, so the slope is -3/5, because 5y=17-3x, y=-3x/5+17/5.

The equation of the line is y=-3x/5+a where we have to find a by plugging in the given point:

3=6/5+a, so a=9/5 and y=-3x/5+9/5, which can be written 3x+5y=9 to match its parallel counterpart.

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