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Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
16. Is the line through points P(–8, –10) and Q(–5, –12) perpendicular to the line through points R(9, –6) and S(17, –5)? Explain. (1 point)
Yes, their slopes are different.
No, their slopes are not opposite reciprocals.
No, their slopes are not the same.
Yes, their slopes have the same number in them.
Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
16. Is the line through points P(–8, –10) and Q(–5, –12) perpendicular to the line through points R(9, –6) and S(17, –5)? Explain. (1 point) Yes, their slopes are different. No, their slopes are not opposite reciprocals. No, their slopes are not the same. Yes, their slopes have the same number in them.

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BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use (Y2Y1)/(X2X1) to find the slopes of each lines. If one is the negative reciprocal of the other, then they are perpendicular.

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so is the answer a cause their slopes are different?

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dont like math . im going with B

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh crap i meant C

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cause if thier slopes are different then its not perpendicular. its C

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No im great with every other class i just hate math!

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1He's right. You're lazy.

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I gave you the procedure, follow it!

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg fine give me a second!

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and since on is negative they are perpendicular?

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok the slope of the first one is 2/3. What about the second one?

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 2/3 and 1/8 and those are perpendicular right cause one is a negative?

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought if something had the same slope than meant it was perpendicular?

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1They're not perpendicular because one is not the negative reciprocal of the other.

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If they were 2/3 and 3/2, they would be perpendicular. Or 7/8 and 8/7. Or 15/100 and 100/15

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what exactly does that mean . i feel so dumb im 18 and dont know this pellet

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Negative reciprocal means you invert the fraction and make it negative. So can you find the negative reciprocal of 5/6?

BluFoot
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good :) So if the slopes aren't negative reciprocals of each other, they're not perpendicular!

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh so the answer is B woop yay :D

Nikkibaby71410
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are awesome :) Thanks so much!
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