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Which equation best represents a line perpendicular to the graph of 2x + y = 2? It's either y=2x-2 or y=-2x+2

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    Hint: Put \(2x+y=2\) in the form \(y=mx+b\).

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    I graphed both though and it looks like 2x-2 is the perpendicular one

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    Hint 2: Remember that a slope perpendicular to \(m\) is \(-1/m\).

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    @across so it is 2x-2?

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    Are those your only two choices?

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    @across theres two more but there not even close to being perpendicular

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    From what I just said, the right one should have a slope of \(1/2\).

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    y=1/2x+2 y=-1/2x-2

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    You're now on your own. ;)

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    @across 1/2x+2 is my answer?

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    i graphed it

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    I graphed and got y=1/2x+2

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