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An equation of a line perpendicular to the line represented by the equation y= -1/2x-5 and passing through (6, -4) is

1) y= -1/2x + 4

2) y= -1/2x - 1

3) y= 2x + 14

4) y= 2x - 16

I know it's not 1 or 2 because perpendicular lines have to be negative reciprocals. What I don't know is how to figure out whether the answer is 3 or 4.