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puertoricangirl96
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What is the slope of the line passing through the point (3, −4) and perpendicular to the line y = 3x + 5? Write your answer as a fraction.
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puertoricangirl96 Group Title
What is the slope of the line passing through the point (3, −4) and perpendicular to the line y = 3x + 5? Write your answer as a fraction.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So the line is perpendicular to y = 3x + 5 that means the slope of the new line is the inverse of that slope. So the slope of the new like is 1/3(x)
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tnjetson Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y=1/3x3 and here is the equation for the line
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3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Use y = mx + b to solve for the yintercept (b) Just plug in the values (x,y) and the new slope m.
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3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Then you'll be able to write it in y = mx +b form
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