Write the equation in slopeintercept form of the line that is perpendicular to the line 7y+4x=3 and passes through the point (4,7).
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Write the equation in slopeintercept form of the line that is perpendicular to the line 7y+4x=3 and passes through the point (4,7).
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1. User Answers wutbat
7y + 4x = 3 => y = 4/7 x + 3/7
Then, slope=4/7
So the new slope should be 7/4 (opposite reciprocal)
y= 7/4 x + b
Using (4,7) => 7 +b = 7 => b = 0
So the new equation would be:
y=7/4 x