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Lol this is FOR REAL my last question of today :) sorry guys!
Choose the slopeintercept equation of the line that passes through the point shown and is perpendicular to the line shown.
y = 3/2x
y = 3/2x  6
y = 2/3x 5/3
y = 2/3x  13/3
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Lol this is FOR REAL my last question of today :) sorry guys! Choose the slopeintercept equation of the line that passes through the point shown and is perpendicular to the line shown. y = 3/2x y = 3/2x  6 y = 2/3x 5/3 y = 2/3x  13/3
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@AriPotta im sorry lol
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@Hero promise this is my last today
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im still confused bout this
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dw:1351893998329:dw
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awesomeness123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so first 5,0 and 0,3 i plug into the y2y1 thing
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since its perp i change it to 5/3
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then i do the yy1 formula with the point 2,3
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(btw I need u to check it
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then im confused help!
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is (2,3) the point that the perpendicular line is supposed to run through? I think you're almost there... you have the perp slope as 5/3, and you know the point, and it sounds like you know the formula... the point slope form of a line is y  y1 = m(x x1) where (x1, y1) is your point, and m is your slope.
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please hurry as i need to go soon
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see i did that but i didnt get any of the options
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so it's y  (3) = (5/3)(x2) y + 3 = 5/3x 10/3 y = 5/3 x 19/3
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awesomeness123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but is that an option?
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh... that's not up there. Hm. Is that the problem? The way you posted this, it didn't show the original line or the point. to run the perp line through.
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hold on ill attach a file!
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The problem is your slope. The actual line looks like it goes through (5,0), but it doesn't... it's just close. The actual real slope is 2/3. So your perp slope is 3/2 And your equation becomes: y  (3) = 3/2 (x  2) y + 3 = 3/2 x + 3 y = 3/2 x
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thank you!!! SO MUCH!! muah thxx
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you would have gotten it correct if you had been able to read that graph better. Your approach seemed fine, but since you read the slope incorrectly, the answers weren't working out to match your choices.
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