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If you are finding the line perpendicular to x + 3y = 5, what is the slope of the perpendicular line?
A. 3/5
B. 1/3
C. 3
D. 3
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If you are finding the line perpendicular to x + 3y = 5, what is the slope of the perpendicular line? A. 3/5 B. 1/3 C. 3 D. 3
 one year ago
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If you multiply the slopes of two perpendicular lines, the product is 1. What is the slope of the existing line? Rearrange the equation into slopeintercept form: y = mx + b where m is the slope and b is the yintercept. Then the slope of the perpendicular line will be 1/m.
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