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mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for what nonnegative valuof b is the line given by \[y=\frac{ 1 }{ 3 }x+b\] perpendicular to the curve y=x^3?

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1take the derivative (with respect to x) of both equations , what do you get?

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got.. y'=1/3+b and y'=3x^2 ..

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0waht do you do next?

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1try the derivative of the first equation again ( you made a mistake)

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hm... i can't seem to find what my mistake was.. :/ is it the +b part??? because I do not know what to do with that...

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then, it would just be y'=1/3???

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you have found the first derivatives of the those lines, the first derivative is the slope of the line

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the product of the slopes of perpendicular lines is 1

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes.. uhm.. give me a few min to think please :)

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah, i'm struggling.. please help

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok , so \[m_1\times m_2=1\] \[m_1=\frac13\qquad\qquad m_2=3x^2\] solve for x

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now set \[y_1=y_2\] take the first case (x=1) and find b

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1does that make sense?

mlddmlnog
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it does :) sorry. open study was being so slow .but i get it now. thank you! :)

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what did you you get for an answer/
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