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

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BluFootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
First 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!
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Bronco101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1354397904631:dw the slope of the other line is 2
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Safari321Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
will that equal the equation
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Bronco101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 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
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Bronco101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no the equation is y=2x2
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