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Which equation best represents a line perpendicular to the graph of 2x + y = 2?
It's either
y=2x2
or
y=2x+2
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 one year ago
Which equation best represents a line perpendicular to the graph of 2x + y = 2? It's either y=2x2 or y=2x+2
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Hint: Put \(2x+y=2\) in the form \(y=mx+b\).
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Math4LifeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I graphed both though and it looks like 2x2 is the perpendicular one
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Hint 2: Remember that a slope perpendicular to \(m\) is \(1/m\).
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Math4LifeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@across so it is 2x2?
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Are those your only two choices?
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Math4LifeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@across theres two more but there not even close to being perpendicular
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
From what I just said, the right one should have a slope of \(1/2\).
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
You're now on your own. ;)
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Math4LifeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@across 1/2x+2 is my answer?
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Math4LifeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I graphed and got y=1/2x+2
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