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haltiamali

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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  1. Bladerunner1122
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    To get the perpendicular line, just multiply the slope to get -1.

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  2. Bladerunner1122
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    @Chlorophyll, you got a better explanation. I'm a little rusty.

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    Let m₁ is the given slope : ......? L₂ perpendicular with L₁ : m₂ = -1/ m₁

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  4. haltiamali
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    So, I multiply 1/2x by..?

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  5. Chlorophyll
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    You can't follow the instruction ?!?

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    -.- Thanks.

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  7. Bladerunner1122
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    -1/(1/2) so you flip the denominator and multiply. -1 x 2/1 = -2

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