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Graph the points for Line AB and Line CD
A(8, 4), B(4, 3), C(4, 9), D(2, 1)
Is the measure perpendicular, parallel, or neither?
My answer is perpendicular according to the slope formula but when you graph it, it's different. There's no intersection. Help please?
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Graph the points for Line AB and Line CD A(8, 4), B(4, 3), C(4, 9), D(2, 1) Is the measure perpendicular, parallel, or neither? My answer is perpendicular according to the slope formula but when you graph it, it's different. There's no intersection. Help please?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/math/9/d/9/9d9e1aa5fab25d8dd659c0fb6e83234b.png That's the slope formula
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countonme123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
make intersecting lines on a graph
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Tributized Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you mean i should draw it?
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countonme123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes you have to draw it and then mark the spots. that is the only way we can tell what the lines look like.
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Tributized Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1349305969471:dw This is how the graph looks like, but perpendicular lines have intersection points, this one doesn't. And according to how I solved it (twice) with the slope formula, it's a perpendicular line. But in the graph it shows like this.
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Geometry_Hater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If the lines look like that then they would intersect perpendicularly. So i think you are right.
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Tributized Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wait, so you're saying they WILL intersect?
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@Geometry_Hater
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Geometry_Hater Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
They're lines right? So they would go on forever.....Eventually intersecting at some point unless of course they are parallel.
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OH LOL I NEVER THOUGHT OF THAT '' Thanks! XD
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