## Algebra 1

Given: y=$\frac{1}{2}$x-1 ,(-2,3) Since its perpendicular, the slope will be the reciprocal of the other equation's slope ($\frac{1}{2}$) which is -2.So y=-2x+b Using the points given, plug into the equation: y=-2x+b 3=-2(-2)+b 3=4+b b=-1 So the equation would be y=-2x-1