# Line l passes through (1,-3) and i perpendicular to #y=1/5x-7# What the equation of line l?

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Apr 28, 2018

#### Answer:

The slope of the perpendicular is the negative reciprocal of the slope of the given line, and the constant is determined by the point it passes through, giving

#### Explanation:

The usual method is to say the slope is

My preferred method is to bring