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anonymous

  • one year ago

A line passes through the point (–2, 4), and its y-intercept is (0, –6). What is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the first line and passes through the point (5, –4)?

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  1. Phebe
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Please just help me lol

  3. Phebe
    • one year ago
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    LOL The equation of the line, in general form, that passes through the point (1, 1) and has a y-intercept of 2 is y=-x+2, or y=2-x

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    The y-intercept is but a notable point, but that point has to also belong to the line and the y-axis, which is an useful tool to find equation of lines. So, we will just find the slope of the given point and the y-interception of the first line and hopefully use the point-slope formula in order to find it's equation: \[m_1=\frac{ -6-4 }{ 0-(-2) }\]

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    • one year ago
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