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anonymous
 one year ago
Write an equation of the line perpendicular to the given line that contains P.
y space equals space 1 fifth x space plus space 1; P(2, 7)
anonymous
 one year ago
Write an equation of the line perpendicular to the given line that contains P. y space equals space 1 fifth x space plus space 1; P(2, 7)

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IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lmLtfy! "y space equals space 1 fifth x space plus space 1" is: \(y = \frac{1}{5}x+ 1\) and hint: if the lines \(y = mx + c\) and \(y = m' x + c'\) are perp, then \(m' = \frac{1}{m}\) and \(m = \frac{1}{m'}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im osrry i still dont understand

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2what is the gradient of your line?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is the answer y=1/5x33/5??

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2go back to your question you have a line

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i did the Latex for you

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no m = 1 / m' m is slope of original line m' is slope of line that is perp to original line

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh right so then would it be y=1/5x+3

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i will keep asking this :p what is the slope of your original line, the one that you posted??

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2do you know what a slope is? \(\frac{rise}{run}\) ??

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2great so m' = 1 / m m is slope of original line m' is slope of line that is perp to original line

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then it would be 1/5?

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1435948825065:dw

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you're just "minusing" it. you need to invert and minus it
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