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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the equation of the line that passes through the point (6, 1) and is perpendicular to the line y = –3x + 2
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the equation of the line that passes through the point (6, 1) and is perpendicular to the line y = –3x + 2

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the slope of y = 3x = 2?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y = –3x + 3 y = –3x – 9 y = x – 1 y = x + 19

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y = 3x+2, what is it's slope?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, sweetheart, that is not right.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Those are the choices for answers and he/she is asking you to just pick one and give the answer.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's why I kept asking you what the slope is. Because the slope of the perpendicular is the negative reciprocal of the slope of the given line.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well none of those are correct.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because none have slope 1/3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Agree. But, the "asker" is absent. So, I don't know what to say.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, maybe you should just solve it for her and then we can leave.

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y= 3x + 2 has slope 3. The slope of a line perpendicular to y=3x+2 will have slope 1/3 because the slope product of two perpendicular lines = 1 ( with the exception of a vertical line and a horizonal line). Use the pointslope formula, y y sub 1 = m (x  x sub 1) where (x sub1, y sub) is the point with coordinates (6, 1). y  1 = (1/3)( x  6) y 1 = (1/3)( x )  2 y 1 = (1/3) (x)  2 y  1 = (1/3) x  2 y = (1/3) x  1 > Choice not given

Directrix
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ Mertsj Speaking for myself, the use of condescending language such as "sweetheart" is inappropriate here. Reference "No, sweetheart, that is not right." above. http://dailyplateofcrazy.com/2010/03/26/termsofendearmentletmecallyousweetheart/

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its is asking for PARALLEL THAT IS WHY .
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