# Find the equation of line perpendicular to #y=-5/3x-8# and passing through #(-9,-3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 12, 2016

#### Explanation:

The two lines are perpendicular to each other, if the product of their slopes is

As equation of one line is given in slope-intercept form as

Hence slope of line perpendicular to it is

Now equation of line passing through

Hence, equation of a line passing through

or

or

or

graph{(3x-5y+12)(y+5x/3+8)((x+9)^2+(y+3)^2-0.05)=0 [-20, 20, -10, 10]}