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# Write an equation of a line that passes through the given line and is perpendicular to the given line.

Hint:

- Perpendicular lines are lines that intersect at a right angle

## The correct answer is: y = -4x + 11.

- We have to write an equation of a line that passes through the given line and is perpendicular to the given line.

Step 1 of 1:

We have to find a line passes through a point (1, 7) and perpendicular to a line x - 4y = 8

Since product of two perpendicular lines is equal to -1.

So,

m=-4

Therefore the equation of the line will be

y - 7 = -4(x - 1)

y = -4x + 11.

Therefore the equation of the line will be

y = -4x + 11.

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