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 one year ago
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what is the slope of the line passing through the point (4 2) and perpendicular to the line y=4x+2?write your answer as a fraction.
 one year ago
check my answer what is the slope of the line passing through the point (4 2) and perpendicular to the line y=4x+2?write your answer as a fraction.

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brandon125
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not so sure but i think thats right

Mendicant_Bias
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, I think you're right, I'm wondering why they included two pieces of information when only one was necessary. From the pointslope equation, you can find the slope, which you obviously have, and that should be it. It's not asking for an intercept, so I don't know why it gave you that point. You can find the slope of the new equation by just plugging in the x and y values of the point that your new line passes through and making them equal the slope, e.g. \[y = \frac{ 1 }{ 4 }x + b\] \[2 = \frac{ 1 }{ 4 }(4) + b\] \[1 = b\] So I think you're just plain right, but the question itself was poorly written.
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