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anonymous
 5 years ago
What is perpendicular to 5/2 on slope
anonymous
 5 years ago
What is perpendicular to 5/2 on slope

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A perpendicular slope is the negative reciprocal. So flip the fraction (or divide 1 if it's not a fraction) and change the sign.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0opposite reciprocal 2/5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it would not be 5/2? I see that 9 would be 9 I see that 3 would be 1/3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh gee...wow, simple math..you can tell my brain is very fried. Okay, my fingers weren't working. So I"lm literally dividing 5/2 to change it to perpendicular. Wow...Thank you guys.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, the slope perpendicular to a line having a slope of 5/2 would be a line with a slope 2/5. he slope perpendicular to a line having a slope of 9 would be a line with a slope 1/9.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You don't divide, you exchange numerator and denominator and change the sign.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, Okay, that is easier than. Thank you for explaining. I want to make sure I understand this stuff before midterms
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