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Find the equation passing through (2,-3) that is perpendicular to the line x + 5y = 5.

 Jun 9, 2020
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Arrange line equation in the form   y = mx + b      m is the slope

y = -1/5 x+1     slope = -1/5     perpindicular slope = - 1/m = 5

 

y = 5x + b     sub in the point given to find 'b'

-3 = 5(2)+b

b = -13

 

y = 5x-13

 Jun 9, 2020

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