# How do you find the equation of the line that passes through the x intercept of the line #5x-7y+45=0# and is perpendicular to the line #y=2/5x-3#?

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Nov 30, 2016

The given line

The slope, n, of a perpendicular line is:

Therefore, a line that is perpendicular to the line

To find the x intercept of the line

Use the point

The equation of the desired line is: