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anonymous

  • one year ago

Choose an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through (-8,1) and is perpendicular to the y=2x-17. Select one: a. y= -(1/2)x - 5 b. y= -(1/2)x - 3 c. y= -2x - 4 d. y= -2x+1

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    First of all, you can eliminate two of the choices right away by determining the slope of the line. You are given the slope of the perpendicular line.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    b. Refer to the attachment.

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  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Given the slope of the perpendicular line, the slope of the line must be the negative reciprocal.

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