Paul M. answered • 08/07/18

BS Mathematics, MD

First, put the equation into slope-intercept form: y = (4/7)x -(23/7).

The slope of the perpendicular, then, is -(7/4).

The equation is -(7/4) = [y + (4/5)]/[x - (2/3)]

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Paul M. answered • 08/07/18

BS Mathematics, MD

First, put the equation into slope-intercept form: y = (4/7)x -(23/7).

The slope of the perpendicular, then, is -(7/4).

The equation is -(7/4) = [y + (4/5)]/[x - (2/3)]

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