# What is the equation of the line perpendicular to #y=-3/16x # that passes through # (-2,4) #?

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Jun 7, 2016

If lines are perpendicular then the one slope is the negative reciprocal of the other. this means that

In this case

The perpendicular slope to this is

Now we have the slope and we also have a point (-2,4).

Use the formula