# How do you write the equation in slope-intercept form of the line that is perpendicular to y=5x+6 but goes through the point (-5,-3)?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 15, 2016

Please see the explanation.

#### Explanation:

Given a line with slope,

Therefore, a line that is perpendicular to

Start slope intercept form of the equation of a line:

Substitute -5 for x, -3 for y, and

Solve for b:

The equation of the line is: