# How do you write an equation of a line perpendicular to #y=1/4x+2# and passes through (0,0)?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

The given equation :

is in slope-intercept form with slope

If a line has slope

Therefore any line perpendicular to the given line must have a slope of

and since the requested line is to pass through

in slope-intercept form this line must have an equation:

or just