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Asked Nov 9, 2019
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Write an equation ​(a) in​ slope-intercept form and ​(b) in standard form for the line passing through (1,9) and perpindicular to 3x+5y=1 

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Step 1

Given,

Line passing through (1,9) and perpendicular to 3x + 5y 1
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Line passing through (1,9) and perpendicular to 3x + 5y 1

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Step 2

First we find the slope of the given line:

 

3x +5y
5y-3x1
3
y=-
1
Now comparing with y =mx +c, we get
m slope =
5
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3x +5y 5y-3x1 3 y=- 1 Now comparing with y =mx +c, we get m slope = 5

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Step 3

Therefore slope of req...

Two lines are perpendicular if product of their
slopes is -1
5
Slope
3
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Two lines are perpendicular if product of their slopes is -1 5 Slope 3

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