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drakelovermel
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Write the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line 3x + y = 7 and passes through the point (6, 1).
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drakelovermel Group Title
Write the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line 3x + y = 7 and passes through the point (6, 1).
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you know how to solve this?
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nooo im soo lost
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What don't you understand
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont understand how to solve it. its been a long time since i did algebra and i cant remember how to do it
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Lets Do this step by step Do you know parallel and perpendicular lines ? And how the slope change in relation to each
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When a line is parallel to a line then the slope stays the same dw:1343935655688:dw Here as you can see the lines will never meet because the slopes are the same althought the y intercepts can be different, even if the slopes were 2 for the first line and 1.9 for the second they wound not be parallel *When a line is parallel to another line the slope is the same Perpendicular lines intersect at 90 degrees and for that to happend the slope must be the opposite reciprocal so if a line is parallel to 1/2, we find the reciprocal which is 2/1 and change it from a positive to negative so it becomes 2/1 Do you get this much
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sorry I meant to say when a line is perpendicular for the second paragraph
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3x + y = 7 Here you need to find the equation of the line which is perpendicular to this equation so right of the bat we need to make this in to y=mx+b format right so we can get the slope Do you know how to change it in to y=mx+b format?
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Convert 3x + y = 7 in to y=mx+b @drakelovermel
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i sorta forgot. please refresh my memory
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This is algebra 3x + y = 7 you need to isolate y amd move everythin g on the right side y=3x+7
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you understand
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now what is the perpendicular slope to 3x?
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
was it y=3x+7
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No we moved it so it became negative
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh okay i got you
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so whats to learn next?
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waheguru Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is the perpendicular slope to 3x.
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
heyy thanks for the help! you where very helpful but i have to go eat and my mom is calling me soo im soo srry but i got to go. but thanks!!!
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jcyogi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.algebra.com/algebra/homework/Linearequations/Linearequations.faq.question.388924.html
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drakelovermel Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you soo much!
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