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write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line
(7,9);2x+y=3
 3 years ago
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1honey Group Title
write an equation of the line containing the given point and perpendicular to the given line (7,9);2x+y=3
 3 years ago
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polpak Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do you know how perpendicular lines are related to eachother?
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polpak Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It has to do with their slopes.
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How are they related?
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1honey Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that i don't understand how
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polpak Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I will tell you. Their slops are negative reciprocals of eachother. So if line 1 has a slope \(\frac{a}{b}\) then a perpendicular line 2 would have a slope of \(\frac{b}{a}\)
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So what is the slope of the line you've been given?
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