Posted by **ashley** on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9:54pm.

Find an equation of the line (in slope-intercept form) that passes through the point (7,5) and is perpendicular to the line 7x + 10y - 17 = 0

y=?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:05pm
consider the line:

7x+10y-17=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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