# How do you write an equation for the line that passes through (4,7) and is perpendicular to the line y=2/3x-1?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 21, 2016

Please see the explanation for the process.

#### Explanation:

The slope of the line:

The slope of any line perpendicular is the negative reciprocal:

Use the point-slope form of the equation of a line to force the line through point