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lvasquev462
 2 years ago
A line contains points (4, 2) and (0, 4). Another line graphed in the same coordinate plane contains points (4, 3) and (5, 3). Based on the slopes of these lines, are they parallel, perpendicular or neither?
lvasquev462
 2 years ago
A line contains points (4, 2) and (0, 4). Another line graphed in the same coordinate plane contains points (4, 3) and (5, 3). Based on the slopes of these lines, are they parallel, perpendicular or neither?

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CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Parallel lines: same slope Perpendicular lines: negative inverse slope

ByteMe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What did you get for the slope of the first line?

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Inverse slope means they are perpendicular. For Example If a line has slope 3 and other has 1/3 then these two lines are perpendicular.

lvasquev462
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it will be Parallel

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What did you get for the slopes?

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes if the slopes of both the lines are same then lines are parallel.

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to find the slope of both lines, do you know how to do that?

lvasquev462
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no it has to be perpendicular

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13/2 and 2/3. 2/3 is negative reciprocal of 3/2.So Lines are perpendicular.

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how 2/4 and 1 lvasquev462? when there is a formula to find slope which is: y2y1/x2x1. So 42/0(4)=6/4=3/2

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Similarly find the slope of second equation.Which I got as 2/3. So (m1)(m2)=1.Then lines are perpendicular. where m1=slope of first equation and m2=slope of second equation.

FaisalAyaz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You remember formula (m1)(m2)=1 to check either lines are perpendicular or not.ok
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