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ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Help me check my slope question?
ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Help me check my slope question?

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ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Write the equation of a line (in slope intercept form) that is perpendicular to y=1/4x6 that passes through the poin (6,4)

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I MEAN 1/2

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So... isn't that already slope intercept form?

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm really confused...

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats the slope intercept form of the line it is perpendicular to. you're trying to find the other line.

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, I have to reciprocal it?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the slope of y = 1/4x6?

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OH. I see nao.

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it becomes y=1/26 correct?

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, 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

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh wait. I'm a derp. I just realized that :P

ChristineToTheRescue
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y4=2(x6) yes?

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1correct, not distribute the 2 and after that add the 4 to both sides and you're done

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How can that be right when the slope of the given line is 1/4 and so the slope of the perpendicular is 4???

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1She said that was a typo, changed it to 1/2

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So you're done. answer is y=2x+16
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