Find the slope-intercept equation of the line with the following properties. Perpendicular to the line -9x-8y=96; containing the point (-8,-8)

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  1. slope of given line: -8/9
    slope of perpendicular is 9/8

    so, using the point-slope form,

    (y+8) = 9/8 (x+8)

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