Choose an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through (-8,1) and is perpendicular to the y=2x-17. Select one: a. y= -(1/2)x - 5 b. y= -(1/2)x - 3 c. y= -2x - 4 d. y= -2x+1

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Choose an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through (-8,1) and is perpendicular to the y=2x-17. Select one: a. y= -(1/2)x - 5 b. y= -(1/2)x - 3 c. y= -2x - 4 d. y= -2x+1

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First of all, you can eliminate two of the choices right away by determining the slope of the line. You are given the slope of the perpendicular line.
b. Refer to the attachment.
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Given the slope of the perpendicular line, the slope of the line must be the negative reciprocal.

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