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valiyuh
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Find the equation perpendicular to 2y4x=8 and passes the point (8,2) .
Can someone explain how to do it please?
Geometry
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valiyuh Group Title
Find the equation perpendicular to 2y4x=8 and passes the point (8,2) . Can someone explain how to do it please? Geometry
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Change the given equation to slope intercept form, y=mx+b That will help you determine the slope of the given line
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What did you get
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2y=4x+b ?
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close 2y = 4x + 8 No divide everything by 2 so you get y= mx+b
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did u get y=2x+4
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You'll see that the slope of the given line is 2. To have a perpendicular line, the slope is the opposite reciprocal.....1/2
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Using the slope intercept formula and the point given (8,2) plug in and find b.
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Are you still there
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2=4+b 6=b Now you can give the equation of a line perpendicular to the given line at the point (8,2). y=1/2x+6
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