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Write an equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line y=2x-1 and passes throgh the point (0,-3)

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    m = 2
    so
    m' = -1/2 = slope of new line
    so
    y = (-1/2)x + b
    -3 = (-1/2)(0) + b
    b = -3
    so
    y = (-1/2) x - 3
    or
    2y = -x - 6

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