Posted by olivia on .
the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = x  3 and containing the point (8, 2).

math 
Reiny,
slope of given line = 1
slope of perpendicular line = 1
so new equation :
y = x + b
plug in the point ...
2 = 1(8) + b
b = 6
new equation: y = x + 6