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karatechopper
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what happens when your slope is undefined and you have to write a line perpendicular to it? how would u do that?
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karatechopper Group Title
what happens when your slope is undefined and you have to write a line perpendicular to it? how would u do that?
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Mrs.Math101 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
slope undefined is= to any number say x/0
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sunsetlove Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the slope is x/0 u can tell by the line i beleive
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karatechopper Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no i have to fine the slope and it ended up as 6/0 and then the second part of question was to write an equation with perpendicular slope
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karatechopper Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how will i do that?
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NightShade Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The slope of a vertical line is undefined i.e x/0. Now if your are told to find or write the equation of a line perpendicular to it, then you simply have to remember one thing. Slopes of perpendicular lines are negative reciprocals of each other and vertical lines and horizontal lines are perpendicular to each other.Thus in this case the slope of the horizontal line would be simple 0
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a horizontal line is perpendicular to a vertical line. a horizontal line has slope 0
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
notice that the rule 1/m works for m= 6/0 you get 0/6 = 0 for the slope of the perpendicular line
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NightShade Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
vertical line 6/0>negative ricprocal for perpindcular line>0/6 or 0
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