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anonymous
 3 years ago
what is x+y=5 in y=mx+b form?
anonymous
 3 years ago
what is x+y=5 in y=mx+b form?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just add the x to both sides y=x+5

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know how that equation will be if it was perpendicular?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Perpendicular to what?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0perpendicular to a line that has an equation of x+y=5

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and passes through points (2,5)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You want the equation of a line that is perpendicular to x+y=5 and that passes through the point (2,5)?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well 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(x2) simplify that

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be the same if it were solving for a parallel line?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, parallel lines have the same slope.
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