Through (8, 6); perpendicular to the line y = 7

## Find an equation of the line that satisfies the given conditions.

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# 1 Answer

Anytime you have a an equation of a line that is y equals a constant, you have a horizontal line. In this case, it is a horizontal line that is 7 above the x-axis.

Any line that is perpendicular to a horizontal line is a vertical line. The equation for a vertical line is x equals a constant.

The equation for the line you need is : **x = 8**, because it is the only vertical line that passes through (8,6).

x = 8