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

Choose a point that the perpendicular line will pass through.
Solve .
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.
Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope.
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.
Simplify to find the slope of the perpendicular line.
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Find the equation of the perpendicular line using the pointslope formula.
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)
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