# How do you write an equation of a line passing through (1,2), perpendicular to #2y+5 = 3x#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 29, 2016

#### Explanation:

Re-arrange the equation of the given line:

The slope of this line is :

The slope of a line perpendicular to this line is:

We have the slope and a point, (1,2) which is

Substitute into the formula:

The equation is: