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Musiclove13

  • 3 years ago

what is -x+y=5 in y=mx+b form?

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  1. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    just add the x to both sides y=x+5

  2. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    do you know how that equation will be if it was perpendicular?

  3. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    Perpendicular to what?

  4. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    perpendicular to a line that has an equation of -x+y=5

  5. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    and passes through points (2,-5)

  6. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    You want the equation of a line that is perpendicular to -x+y=5 and that passes through the point (2,-5)?

  7. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    yes please

  8. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    Well since we put -x+y=5 into y=mx+b form y=x+5 we can see the slope is 1. a line perpendicular to that would have a slope of -1. So use that and your point to find the equation. y+5=-1(x-2) simplify that

  9. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    would it be the same if it were solving for a parallel line?

  10. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    No, parallel lines have the same slope.

  11. Musiclove13
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you :)

  12. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    You're welcome

  13. Bhagyashree
    • 3 years ago
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    solve for y

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