# Find the equation of a line given a perpendicular line and a point.

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Give the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that us perpendicular to,

-6x-4y=7 and contians (-3,-5)

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Give the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that is perpendicular to -5x+3y=3 and contians (-1,0)

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a-

Give the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that us perpendicular to,

-6x-4y=7 and contains (-3,-5)

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The first thing to do is rewrite your equation in slope-intercept form.

-6x-4y=7, so add 4y to both ...

#### Solution Summary

The equation of a line is found given a perpendicular line and a point.

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