Helping out my brother in law with a Calc problem and I havn't taken calc in 8 years or so, and I need a little help with a basic problem. Hopefully you guys can check my work.

Problem:

Where does the line perpendicular to the ellipse

x^2 - xy + y^2 = 3

at the point (-1,1) intersect the ellipse a second time?

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Without getting nuts, I found the line equation for the perpendicular line to be

y=(1/3)x + (4/3)

Thew this back into the elliptical equation, boiled it down to the quadratic equation 7x^2 - 4x - 11 = 0 with the roots -1 and 11/7. Taking 11/7 into the line equation for the perpendicular line I get the value for y as 13/7.

So my answer is (11/7 , 13/7) as the second point.

Can someone verify this for me?