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Line has intercepts and .  

  1. Find the equation of line .

    You are given the -intercept. Calculate the slope and write the equation.

  2. Is the point also on line ? How do you know?

    Substitute the given point into the equation you wrote in part (a). Do you get a true statement?

  3. Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to line and passes through the point .

    The slope of the perpendicular line will be the opposite reciprocal of line .