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Find the equation of the line that is perpendicular to and passes through the point (10, 14). Homework Help ✎

A perpendicular line has a slope that is the opposite reciprocal of the slope of the given line.

Using y = mx + b, substitute the m, y, and x. Now solve for b.

y = −2x + 34
The lines are shown to the right.