Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 8 - Section 8.1 - Review of Equations of Lines and Writing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines - Exercise Set: 27

Answer

y=-3x+1

Work Step by Step

3y=x-6 y=$\frac{x-6}{3}$ y=$\frac{x}{3}$-$\frac{6}{3}$ y=$\frac{x}{3}$-2 y=$\frac{1}{3}$x-2, slope is $\frac{1}{3}$ line is perpendicular, slope is -3, through (2;-5) y=mx+b -5=-3*2+b -5=-6+b -5+6=b 1=b y=mx+b y=-3x+1
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