Ryder Ferguson

Ryder Ferguson

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2022-10-16

Find the equation of the line perpendicular to y = 9 16 x that passes through (−1,5)

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2022-10-17Added 12 answers

A line perpendicular to y = 9 16 x will have a slope of - 16 9
So, with m = - 16 9 and ( - 1 , 5 ) we can find the equation from:
y - y 1 = m ( x - x 1 )
y - 5 = - 16 9 ( x - ( - 1 )
y = - 16 9 x - 16 9 + 5 - 16 9 = - 1 7 9
y = - 16 9 x + 3 2 9

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