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  • 4 years ago

find the slope of the line perpendicular to the line through the points (18,9) and (9,2)

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  1. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    Can you find the slope of the line between the two given points?

  2. anonymous
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    yes just not sure how to

  3. Mertsj
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    Subtract the y values. Subtract the x values. put the first number over the second. That is the slope.

  4. Mertsj
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    What did you get?

  5. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    -7/9 but it is perpendicular

  6. Mertsj
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    Did you do the subtraction in the same order?

  7. Mertsj
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    |dw:1328140568833:dw|

  8. anonymous
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    yes

  9. Mertsj
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    So that is the slope of the given line.

  10. Mertsj
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    To find the slope of the perpendicular, tip that number unside down and change it to its opposite.

  11. Mertsj
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    I means upside down

  12. anonymous
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    so -9/7

  13. Mertsj
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    |dw:1328140718490:dw|

  14. Mertsj
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    Yep

  15. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    can u help me with one more

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