Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 10 - Test - Page 487: 17

Answer

$y = cx + ({-ca+b})$

Work Step by Step

If the line is perpendicular to the line with slope -1/c, then its slope must be c. Using the point (a,b), we find: $y-b=c(x-a)$ Simplifying to slope intercept form: $y = cx-ca+b$ $y = cx + ({-ca+b})$
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