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 2 years ago
23. Given , explain how to construct a square with sides of length AB.
24. Is the line through points P(–8, –10) and Q(–5, –12) perpendicular to the line through points R(9, –6) and S(17, –5)? Explain.
 2 years ago
23. Given , explain how to construct a square with sides of length AB. 24. Is the line through points P(–8, –10) and Q(–5, –12) perpendicular to the line through points R(9, –6) and S(17, –5)? Explain.

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jazy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1#1) I need more detail. #2) Find the slope of both lines. Of they are opposite reciprocals of each other, then they are perpendicular.

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[Slope = \frac{ y2  y1 }{ x2  x1 } \]

jazy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The slope for line PQ is:\[PQ \to Slope = \frac{ 12  (10) }{ 5  (8) } = \frac{ 12 + 10 }{ 5 + 8 } = \frac{ 2 }{ 3 }\] Find the slope for line RS, if its 3/2 the lines are perpendicular.

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Does this help @sydneyyy ?
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