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haltiamali
 3 years ago
What is the slope of the line perpendicular to the line y=1/2x + 3? (Please explain as best as possible, I have a final tomorrow! I will give best response and become a fan!)
haltiamali
 3 years ago
What is the slope of the line perpendicular to the line y=1/2x + 3? (Please explain as best as possible, I have a final tomorrow! I will give best response and become a fan!)

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To get the perpendicular line, just multiply the slope to get 1.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Chlorophyll, you got a better explanation. I'm a little rusty.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let m₁ is the given slope : ......? L₂ perpendicular with L₁ : m₂ = 1/ m₁

haltiamali
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, I multiply 1/2x by..?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can't follow the instruction ?!?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/(1/2) so you flip the denominator and multiply. 1 x 2/1 = 2
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