Posted by **jennifer** on Friday, November 7, 2008 at 7:31pm.

Write the equation of the line containing (-3,4) and perpendicular to y = 2/3x + 2.

Write your answer in slope-intercept form.

Not sure how to do this one.

please help.

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**bobpursley**, Friday, November 7, 2008 at 7:33pm
Given the perpendicular, you know the line has the negative reciprocal slope, or

m=-3/2

y=mx+b

Put in x,y given, solve for b, and then you have it.

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