This calculator finds the equation of a line that is perpendicular to a given line

*y = mx + t*and passes through a given point*( x*. The perpendicular line_{0}, y_{0})*y = ax + b*is calculated using the following formulas:**a**= -1/m

**b**= y

_{0}+ ((1/m) * x

_{0})

To find the equation of a perpendicular line, simply fill in the values below and then click the “Calculate” button.

Perpendicular line equation: **y = -0.50x + 20.00**