Choose a point that the perpendicular line will pass through.

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Combine and .

Combine and .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Write as a fraction with a common denominator.

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Using the slope-intercept form, the slope is .

The equation of a perpendicular line must have a slope that is the negative reciprocal of the original slope.

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Use the slope and a given point to substitute for and in the point-slope form , which is derived from the slope equation .

Simplify the equation and keep it in point-slope form.

Write in form.

Find Any Equation Perpendicular to the Line y-1=1/3(x+2)