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Asked Oct 3, 2019
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Find the equation of the line containing the point

P(2, 3)

and perpendicular to the graph of

y = 3/2x − 5.

 

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Step 1

Given a point P (2, 3)

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To find: Equation of a line containing the point P such that the line is 2 perpendicular to the line y(x -5)

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Step 2

Note:

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If slope of two perpendicular lines is m2 and m2 The product of slope of perpendicular lines is mi * m2-1 The slope-intercept form of the equation of a line is y mx b yf(x)where m is the slope of the line, and b is the y-intercept

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Calculate:&n...

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3 The slope of the line (x-5) is Thus, the slope of the required line is 2

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