Posted by ashley on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9:54pm.
Find an equation of the line (in slopeintercept form) that passes through the point (7,5) and is perpendicular to the line 7x + 10y  17 = 0
y=?

math  bobpursley, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:05pm
consider the line:
7x+10y17=0
y=.7x+1.7
so the slope of the perpendicular line is
m=+10/7
y=10/7 x + b put in y, x given, solve for b, and you have the equation of the lline
y=10x/7 + b
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