# SOLUTION: Choose the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that passes through (-2,4) and is perdendicular to the graph of 2x+y=-20

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 Question 186615: Choose the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that passes through (-2,4) and is perdendicular to the graph of 2x+y=-20Answer by Alan3354(30983)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Choose the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line that passes through (-2,4) and is perdendicular to the graph of 2x+y=-20 -------------- It's a 2 step process. 1st, find the slope, m, of 2x+y=20. Do that by putting it in the slope-intercept form, which means solve for y. y = -2x + 20 m = -2 The slope of lines perpendicular will be the negative inverse, or +1/2 (ok, 3 steps?) -------- Step 2.5 Use y-y1 = m*(x-x1) where (x1,y1) is the point (-2,4) y-4 = (1/2)*(x+2) y = (1/2)x + 5 slope-intercept form