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Find the slope intercept form of the line that contains the point (2,5) , and is also perpendicular to the line x+5y=10

 Mar 30, 2020
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Slope-Intercept form: y=mx+b.

 

x+5y=10

 

5y=-x+10

 

y=-1/5x+2

 

-1/5 * m = -1

 

m= 5

 

Thus, y=5x+b

 

Contains the point (2,5), and 5=10+b, b=-5, thus, y=5x-5

 Mar 30, 2020

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