## Write the line perpendicular to y = (1/8) x + 2 through the point (1,-5). Write the final answer in slope-intercept form.

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## Answers ( No )

if the line is perpendicular the slope is the negative reciprocal

1/8 becomes -8

point slope form

y-y1 = m(x-x1)

y–5 = -8(x-1)

y+5 = -8x+8

subtract 5 from each side

y = -8x +3

this is in slope intercept form