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anonymous
 one year ago
riangle ABC has been rotated 90° to create triangle DEF. Using the image below, prove that perpendicular lines have opposite and reciprocal slopes. You must show all of your work to receive credit.
anonymous
 one year ago
riangle ABC has been rotated 90° to create triangle DEF. Using the image below, prove that perpendicular lines have opposite and reciprocal slopes. You must show all of your work to receive credit.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I hate Geometry.....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Get the slope of EF and the slope of BC. Multiply the 2 together, and if you get 1, then they're perpendicular.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you get your answer?

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 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Working on that. Give me one moment please! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From my calculations, the slope of EF is about 0.75 and the slope of BC is about 1.33...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That makes 0.9975. So they do have reciprocal slopes?
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