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I need to find an equation of a line

 

 Jul 13, 2020
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Since it's perpendicular, the slop would be the negative reciprocal of -2, which would be 1/2.

 

It intersects the point (8,2) which means that 2=1/2(8)+b.

 

2=1/2(8)+b

2=4+b

b=-2

 

So, the new equation is \(\boxed{y=\dfrac{1}{2}x-2}\)

 Jul 13, 2020

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