# What is an equation of the line that has a y-intercept of -2 and is perpendicular to the line #x-2y = 5#?

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Nov 19, 2015

#### Explanation:

Write as

If you have standard form of

The gradient of a line normal to this is

As it passes through y=02 at x=0 then the equation becomes:

In same form as question gives: