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Find the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line y=1/8x+5 and contains the points (-7,0)
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    slope m = - 1/(1/8) = -8
    y = m x + b
    0 = -8(-7) + b
    - 56 = b
    so
    y = -8 x - 56

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