Posted by cyrus on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 7:17am.
find the equation of the line containing the points (2, 3) and has a slope perpendicular to the line 3x5y+6=0

math  Reiny, Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 7:23am
If two lines are perpendicular, then their slopes are the negative reciprocals of each other.
If the equation of one line is Ax + By + C = 0, then a perpendicular line would look like Bx  Ay + K = 0
So your new line would be 5x + 3y + K = 0
sub in the given point (2,3), solve for K and you are done.
This is the easiest way to solve this type of question.

math  aaron, Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:29pm
whats 5+5
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