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Asked Sep 21, 2019

Find the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line 5x+5y=15 and passes through the point (-3,2).

 

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Step 1

Write the given equation in the slope intercept form and find its slope as follows.

5x+5y 15
xy 3
yx3
The slope of the given line is
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5x+5y 15 xy 3 yx3 The slope of the given line is

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Step 2

The slope of the perpendicular line will be the negative reciprocal of the slope of the given line. Thus the slope o...

У %3тх + b
У 3х+Ь
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У %3тх + b У 3х+Ь

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