# How do you write an equation in standard form given a line that passes through (-9,-3) and perpendicular to #y=-5/7*x-9#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2015

The line has equation

#### Explanation:

we are looking for an equation of a line, that:

- is perpendicular to
#y=-5/7x-9# - passes through #(-9,-3)

**ad. 1**

If a line

**ad. 2**

Now we have to find

So we get the equation

Now to transfer it to th standard form we move terms containing