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0mgl0la

  • 2 years ago

what is the equation of the line in slope-intercept form that passes through the point (3, –1) and is perpendicular to the line y = x + 1 ? y = –x – 2 or y = x – 2

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  1. liliy
    • 2 years ago
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    perpendicualr means opposite resiprical slope so since you have the slope is 1 for the first. the second must have a -1 before the x to show the slope.

  2. 0mgl0la
    • 2 years ago
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    so, it's not one of the two answer choices i put ?

  3. liliy
    • 2 years ago
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    well it could be the y=-x-2 but if you plug in the 3 and 1 it doesnt fit...

  4. 0mgl0la
    • 2 years ago
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    ooh, okk i got it. lol. :o

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