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The equation of a line is. What will the slope be for a line that is perpendicular to this line? m=-2/7 m= 2/7 m=7/2 m=-7/2

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    equation of line is?

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    To make a slope perpendicular, you just take the reciprocal on the opposite. In other words, you flip the fraction, and multiply by -1. so -2/1 becomes 1/2

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    the line is y=2/7x-5. sorry i forgot to put that in there!!!

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    compare it with y=mx+c and tell me what is m(slope)

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    the slope is 2/7

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    yes

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    now product of slope of perpendicular lines is -1 so m(2/7) =-1 can u find m from here

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    so it would b -1x-5?

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    what?

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    m(2/7) =-1 m= -7/2

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    ooh thanks ;D

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    welcome ^_^

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