# How do you write an equation in point-slope form for the given y-intercept (0, 5) and is perpendicular to the line with equation y = –3x + 1?

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Aug 30, 2015

#### Explanation:

Given Line

Red line represents this line - y = -3 +1

Blue line is the required line. This line is vertical to y = -3 +1 and passing through the point (0, 5)

Since the two lines are vertical, the product of their slopes is equal to - 1

The equation of the line is -