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10-96.

Substitute in the known values for slope x, and y to find the y-intercept of this line.

$-3=4\left(-\frac{2}{3}\right)+b$

Now solve this equation for b.

$-\frac{9}{3}+\frac{8}{3}=b$

$-\frac{1}{3}=b$

$y=-\frac{2}{3}x-\frac{1}{3}$

The slope of a line (a) perpendicular to another line (b) is the opposite reciprocal of line (b)'s slope.
Solve this equation for y to find the slope and compare it to the slope of the line in part (a).