Posted by **carol** on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 10:30pm.

Write the slope-intercept equation for the line that passes through (-2, 3) and is perpendicular to 2x – 9y = -12

- algebra -
**Reiny**, Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 10:47pm
easiest way:

since the 2 lines must be perpendicular, the new equation must look like

9x + 2y = c

Plug in (-2,3)

-18 + 6 = c

c = -12

equation is : **9x + 2y = -12**

in slope-intercept form:

2y = -9x - 12

y = (-9/2)x - 6

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra II - Can you make sure my Algebra II work is correct? I've done the ...
- math - i have more than one question so if u no any of the answers please tell ...
- math - A line passes through the origin and the point (-6, 4). Write the ...
- Algebra2 - Write an equation for the line in point/slope form and slope/...
- Algebra 1 ( bobpursley) - 1. Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the ...
- Algebra - Write the slope-intercept equation for the line that passes through (-...
- algebra - write the slope-intercept equation for the line that passes through (-...
- algebra 1 - parallel and perpendicular lines write the slope-intercept for an ...
- algebra - write the slope intercept equation for the line that passes through (...
- Math/Algebra do u know how to do slope intercept? - The following problems are ...