Kemal G. answered • 04/02/17

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Hi Teisha,

Write the given line's equation point slope form (i.e., y= mx + b),

5x - 3 y =18

3y = 5x -18

y = 5/3x - 6

You will see that the slope is 5/3

then the slope of the line perpendicular to it will be

-1/(5/3) = -3/5

If you plug in the values of x and y, you can find the y-intercept, b.

4 = -3/5*-3 + b

b = 11/5

Then, the equation of the line is

**y = -3/5x + 11/5**