# What is the equation of the line that passes through #(-3,1)# and is perpendicular to the line that passes through the following points: #(-2,4),(6,1) #?

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Apr 28, 2017

#### Explanation:

Begin by first finding the slope between

If we let

Since we are looking for the perpendicular slope we use the following:

Now that we have our slope

We can rewrite this into

Upon further simplification, our final answer is