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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The equation of line AB is y=1/6x1. Write and equation of a line perpendicular to line AB in slopeintercept form that contains point(4,3)(Hint:yy1=M(xx1)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the slope of line AB?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk that is everything that came with the equation

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://4.bp.blogspot.com/2hRw4bmioCw/Ut8B2Kcq_8I/AAAAAAAAAi4/dRwSEZQdAHw/s1600/SlopeIntercept+Form.gif < notice the example, notice the slope so... what do you think would be the slope of AB then?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ahemmm... check the picture, or your book, on the slopeintercept form since that's what y=1/6x1 is in

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no this is an example on a lesson online I don't get it

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The slope of line AB is given since the line AB is given. You can find the answer to which @jdoe0001 seeks by comparing your line y=1/6*x1 to y=m*x+b. y=m*x+b is called slopeintercept form because it tells you the slope m and the yintercept b.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not entirely sure what you are answering just now but I was asking for the slope of y=1/6*x1 notice this is in slopeintercept form it tells you the slope and the yintercept all you have to do is compare y=1/6*x1 to y=m*x+b can you identify the slope m (compare the two lines) ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=4*x+3 <is this it

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y=1/6*x1 upon comparing this to y=m*x+b you should see m=1/6 the slope of line AB (y=1/6*x1) is 1/6  now to find the slope of the perpendicular line just solve the following \[\text{ Solve the following for } m_1 \text{ which I'm going to call the slope } \\ \text{ of the perpendicular line } \\ m \cdot m_1=1 \\ \text{ where we found } m=\frac{1}{6} \\ \frac{1}{6} \cdot m_1=1 \]  one you have found that your perpendicular line in pointslope form will be: \[yy_1=m_1(xx_1) \\ \text{ where you are given } (x_1,y_1) \text{ as } (4,3)\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1did you try solving the equation I gave at all?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you want to isolate m_1 try multiplying both sides by what it is being divided by try multiplying both sides by 6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah I was trying to figure what m1 was so i could multiply by 1/6

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1instead of solving that equation you could also ask yourself what is the opposite reciprocal of 1/6

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1opposite means: The opposite of a is a The opposite of a is a. You just take the number and change the sign to find the opposite. reciprocal means (if it exists) : The reciprocal of a is 1/a. The reciprocal of 1/a is a. You just take the number and flip it. So if I say find the opposite reciprocal of 1/6, this means you will change sign and also flip.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply 4 and 3 by 6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you know what I'll give you a medal for helping, but clearly this is not going through to my head so I will just guess

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I know you can find the opposite reciprocal of 1/6... Just change the sign and then flip.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Changing the sign... it is negative, make it positive 1/6 now flip it, 6/1 or also known as 6. The slope of the perpendicular line is 6. You could have also solved that equation I gave. \[\frac{1}{6} m_1=1 \\ \text{ multiply both sides by 6 } \\ (6) \frac{1}{6} m_1=(6)(1) \\ \text{ notice } \frac{6}{6}=1 \\ ( \cancel{6})\frac{1}{\cancel{6}}m _1=(6)(1) \\ \text{ also recall } ()()=+ \\ +m_1=+(6)(1) \\ \text{ so we have } m_1=6\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0m1=6 is the equation of a line perpendicular to line AB in slopeintercept

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that is just the slope of the perpendicular line

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I gave the perpendicular line in pointslope form above all you have to do is plug in numbers into it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait so is it 4/3*6=1

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no I don't know where you got that from but 4/3*6 isn't 1 isn't 24/3 which is 8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where did you get those numbers from

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think you are looking for what I typed above where I gave you the point slope form of the perpendicular line which was: \[yy_1=m_1(xx_1) \\ \text{ where you are given } (x_1,y_1) \text{ as } (4,3)\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the question I posted says to use those numbers Write and equation of a line perpendicular to line AB in slopeintercept form that contains point(4,3)

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1once you enter in the numbers above like you found m_1 and you are given x_1 and y_1 you can write in slopeintercept form which is y=slope*x+(yintercept) y=m_1*x+b

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you found m_1 to be 6 replace m_1 with 6 you are given x_1 as 4 replace x_1 with 4 you are given y_1 as 3 replace y_1 with 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer after solving equation is 42

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no you are suppose to get an equation

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I will give the equation in pointslope form one more time \[yy_1=m_1(xx_1) \]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1replace m_1 with 6 replace x_1 with 4 replace y_1 with 3

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes now just put in slopeintercept form

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1distribute and add 3 on both sides

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@freckles answer is 42 correct

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no y3=6(x+4) is a line you cannot go from a line to just a numerical value like 42 slopeintercept is of the form y=mx+b just use distributive property on 6(x+4) then add the 3 on both sides

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know the distribute property? if you have a(b+c) then distributive property says this is a*b+a*c

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if you have 6(x+4) then what does distributive property say about this?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought I knew what it meant so is it 6*x+4*x @freckles

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16(x+4) by distributive property we can rewrite this as 6*x+6*4 or 6x+24 so you have y3=6(x+4) y3=6x+24 now add 3 on both sides y=6x+24+3 y=6x+27

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this is of the form y=mx+b which we call slopeintercept form

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y=6x+27 is a line that is perpendicular to y=1/6x1 and also goes through the point (4,3)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@freckles thank you so much no one gave me such a clear response as you and helped me get it. thank you again

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well hopefully this will be a good example on how to do other similar problems.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Way to hang in there. I know math can be tough but you can get it with practice and more practice.
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