# What is the equation of the line that goes through #(5, -6)# and is perpendicular to #y=9#?

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Feb 28, 2017

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#### Explanation:

Therefore, a line perpendicular to the will be a horizontal line and

The equation for a horizontal line is

In this case we are given the point

Therefore, the equation for the line in this problem is: