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SmartOwl94

  • 2 years ago

Which equation best represents a line perpendicular to the graph of 2x + y = 2?

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    Perpendicular lines will just have a slope that is the NEGATIVE RECIPROCAL of the original line.

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    So if we have a line in slope intercept form: y=mx+b Then the line perpendicular to it will be y= -(1/m)x +b

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