write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y -4=5/2 (×+3); (-7,8)

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Varela285

Slope would be -2/5 since the line will be perpendicular.
Using y = mx+ b fill in the x,y and slope to solve for b.
8=(-2/5)(-7)+ b
8 = (14/5) + b
8-(14/5) = b
26/5 = b
y = (-2/5)x + (26/5)