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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest 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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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I MEAN 1/2
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y=1/2x6
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So... isn't that already slope intercept form?
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm really confused...
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest 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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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So, I have to reciprocal it?
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the slope of y = 1/4x6?
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OH. I see nao.
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Pshhh.
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it becomes y=1/26 correct?
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest 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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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh wait. I'm a derp. I just realized that :P
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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y4=2(x6) yes?
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest 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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ChristineToTheRescue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y=2x+16?
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
correct
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Mertsj Group TitleBest 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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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
She said that was a typo, changed it to 1/2
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CalebBeavers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you're done. answer is y=2x+16
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