eviant:

PLS HELP!!! Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. –x + 5y = 14; (–5, –2)

6 months ago
eviant:

@563blackghost

6 months ago
eviant:

@Vocaloid @dude

6 months ago
dude:

Well what is the general equation of a line?

6 months ago
Vocaloid:

sorry I was out shopping and meant to get to this earlier first find the slope of –x + 5y = 14 by re-writing into y = mx + b form (the coefficient in front of y needs to be 1) then take that slope as m and find the opposite reciprocal (-1/m) and then plug this into the point-slope equation

6 months ago