Geometry
posted by Marina .
The line m has the equarion y= 2x + 1. The line n is perpendicular to m and passes through the point A(2,1). Write an equation of n

slope of perpendicular = 1/m = 1/2
so
y = x/2 + b
put in 2 for x and 1 for y and solve for b
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Geometry
How do I write an equation of a line perpendicular to the graph of 2y + x =5 that passes through the point at (1,2) Given the line 2y + x =5, solve for y so the equation is in this form: y = mx + b Once you know the slope, m, you … 
Algebra 1
Write an equation in slopeintercept form for a line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. 1. y=3;(4,2) The y = 3 line is parallel to the x axis so the perpendicular line you want is parallel … 
Geometry
The line L1 has the equation y=3x. The line L2 is perpendicular to L1 and passes through the point P(0,0). Write an equation of L2 
Geometry
Write and equation for a line n that is perpendicular to line k and passes through point (4,0) 
Algebra II
Can you make sure my Algebra II work is correct? 
MAT221
consider the line 8x5y=4 find the equation of the line that is perpendicular to this line and passes through the point (4,4) find the equation of the line that is parallel to this line and passes through the point (4, 4) i keep … 
geometry
I would love for someone to check my work on the seven problems that I did. I would be eternally grateful. I am going to list my problems and answers. Even if you only want to check one of them, that would be great. 1. Write an equation … 
Math
Write a linear equation in slope intercept form for each of the following: A line perpendicular to y=x+2 that passes through the origin. A line perpendicular to y = 1/2x + 5 that passes through the points (4,1) and (1,5). A line … 
Analytic Geometry
A line Q has an equation of x+5y+5=0. Find the equation of the line that is "perpendicular" to Q an passes through (3,1). Find the equation of the line that is "parallel" to Q and passes to through (3,1). Find the equation of the line … 
Analytic Geometry
A line Q has an equation of x+5x+5=0. Find the equation of the line that is "perpendicular" to Q and passes through (3,1). Find the question of the line that is "parallel" to Q and passes to through (3,1). Find the equation of the …