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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Write the equation of a line (in slope intercept form) that is perpendicular to y=1/4x6 that passes through the poin (6,4)
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I MEAN 1/2
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So... isn't that already slope intercept form?
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm really confused...
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CalebBeaversBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats the slope intercept form of the line it is perpendicular to. you're trying to find the other line.
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So, I have to reciprocal it?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the slope of y = 1/4x6?
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OH. I see nao.
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it becomes y=1/26 correct?
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CalebBeaversBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, you have to take the slope, reciprocal it and change the sign, and then use that plus the point you have to find the equation of the other line
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh wait. I'm a derp. I just realized that :P
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y4=2(x6) yes?
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CalebBeaversBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
correct, not distribute the 2 and after that add the 4 to both sides and you're done
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ChristineToTheRescueBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y=2x+16?
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How can that be right when the slope of the given line is 1/4 and so the slope of the perpendicular is 4???
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CalebBeaversBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
She said that was a typo, changed it to 1/2
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CalebBeaversBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you're done. answer is y=2x+16
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