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Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point.

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Hi Justine;
2x + 4y = –6; (2, 5)
The equation is in standard form...
Ax+By=C
Slope is -A/B
Slope is -2/4
Slope is -1/2
The slope of the line perpendicular to this is such negative inverse.
Slope is 2.
Point provided is (2, 5)...
Point-slope formula...
y-y1=m(x-x1)
y-5=2(x-2)
y-5=2x-4
y=2x+1
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