Find an equation for the line through (4,-1) and perpendicular to the line through (-2,3) and (3,7).

Please provide all steps as im very confused about what to do (Crying)

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- Aug 16th 2009, 10:37 PMfvaras89Simple Calculus
Find an equation for the line through (4,-1) and perpendicular to the line through (-2,3) and (3,7).

Please provide all steps as im very confused about what to do (Crying) - Aug 16th 2009, 10:53 PMpickslides
- Aug 16th 2009, 10:58 PMfvaras89
Thank you so much!!

Is it alright to have the final equation as

y+1 = -5/4 (x-4)? - Aug 16th 2009, 11:03 PMpickslides
Its ok, depends what form you are asked to provide your answer in.

Your answer is in the form which is fine.

If you need to find the y-intercept which is common you would need to find c as follows