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HowDoIMaths

  • one year ago

Write the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line y = 2x + 2 and passes through the point (6, 3).

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  1. Decart
    • one year ago
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    perpendicular means inverse opposite slope

  2. HowDoIMaths
    • one year ago
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    So, y = -1/2x + -2?

  3. HowDoIMaths
    • one year ago
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    Oops I meant y = -1/2x -2

  4. Decart
    • one year ago
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    no you need to use the points 6,3

  5. Decart
    • one year ago
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    y-3=-1/2(x-6)

  6. HowDoIMaths
    • one year ago
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    I think I get it.

  7. HowDoIMaths
    • one year ago
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    What would the equation look like out of these? y = 2x + 6 y = -one halfx + 3 y = -one halfx + 6 y = 2x + 3

  8. shamil98
    • one year ago
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    you could just plug in the values and solve for b. y = -1/2x + b 3 = -1/2(6)+ b 3 = -3 + b 6 = b

  9. HowDoIMaths
    • one year ago
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    OOOHH So, then It'd be the third answer?

  10. shamil98
    • one year ago
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    yes

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