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11-58.

Find the equation of a line that is perpendicular to $y = - \frac { 1 } { 5 } x + 11$ but goes through the point $\left(6, 8\right)$.

The slope of a perpendicular line is the opposite reciprocal of the slope of the original line.

Use $y = mx + b.$

$y = 5x − 22$