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Safari321
 3 years ago
Does anyone know the equation that represents the line that passes through (3,2) and is perpendicular to the graph of x2y=7?
Safari321
 3 years ago
Does anyone know the equation that represents the line that passes through (3,2) and is perpendicular to the graph of x2y=7?

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BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First solve for y in the equation of the line. Perpendicular means the slope of your new line will be the negative reciprocal of the slope of the first line. You'll get an equation that looks like y=mx+b. You know m (negative reciprocal), you have a point x,y (3,2), plug them in and solve for b!

Bronco101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1354397904631:dw the slope of the other line is 2

Safari321
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0will that equal the equation

Bronco101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if the slope is 2 and you find slope by rise over run, the point is (3,2) so you go down 2 and to the right 1 so the y intercept is2

Bronco101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no the equation is y=2x2
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