SOLUTION: (0,0) x = -3y - 12 find an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. write the equation in slope intercept form.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 404717: (0,0) x = -3y - 12 find an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. write the equation in slope intercept form.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(0,0) x = -3y - 12 x = -3y - 12 3y=-x-12 /3 y=-x/3 -4 compare with y= mx+b m= slope = -1/3 .. The perpendicular line will have slope 3 .. since the line passes through(0,0) the y intercepr = -12. b=-12 y=3x-12 is the equation ...