A line segment has endpoints A(4, 8) and B(2, 10). The point M is the midpoint of AB. What is an equation of a line perpendicular to AB and passing through M?

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ok you need to find the slope of the line

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okay

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use this formula
\[\frac{ y _{2}-y _{1} }{ x _{2}-x _{1} } = m\]

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ok

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I got y=-x+4

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ok m is -1

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okay

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instead of 4 would it be

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y=-x+c

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plug in 1 of the point to the equation like this 8 = -1(4) +c
Solve for c

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i got 3

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i got -4

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umm c should be 12
8 = -4 +12

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okay

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now we find the midpoint of this line with this formula
\[(\frac{ x _{1}+x _{2} }{ 2 } , \frac{ y _{1}+y _{2} }{ 2 })\]

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okay

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your midpoint should be (3,9)

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okay

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a. y = x + 4
b. y = −x + 4
c. y = −x + 6
d. y = x + 6
this is what I have to chose from

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gradient of perpendicular line is
\[m _{1}m _{1} = -1\]
Since m1 is -1, we can assume m2 is 1

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okay

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so now we have y=x+c

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we plug in the points of the midpoint into the equation we get
9 = 3 + c

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it should be easy from here

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12

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umm no...look at it this way...3+ what number gives you 9?

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6

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yep so there you have it y=x+6

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N is the midpoint of segment MP. O is the midpoint of segment NP.
Segment MP with midpoint N and O
M is located at (7, 8), and P is located at (14, -3). What are the coordinates of O?
Select one:
a. (-8.75, 4.25)
b. (24.50, -0.50)
c. (5.25, 1.25)
d. (12.25, -0.25)

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ok looks confusing but this is what they want|dw:1438267893606:dw|

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Find the midpoint of MP with the formula i gave you earlier

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okay

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would it b C?

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I meant to say would it be C

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It's D

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you want the solution?

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yes

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OK midpoint of MP is
\[(\frac{ 7+14 }{ 2 },\frac{ 8+(-3) }{ 2 }) = (10.5, 2.5)\]

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okay

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N = (10.5,2.5), O is the midpoint of NP so
\[(\frac{ 10.5+14 }{ 2 }, \frac{ 2.5+(-3) }{ 2 }) = (12.25,-0.25)\]

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okay

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A triangle has vertices at (4, 5), (4, -4), and (-4, -3). What is the approximate perimeter of the triangle?
Select one:
a. 27
b. 29
c. 28
d. 30
I got c for this on I just wanted to make sure if it was right or wrong

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ok you need to find distance between the points with this formula
\[\sqrt{(x _{2}-x _{1})+(y _{2}-y _{1})}\]

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okay

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so would I input which ever number to find the answer

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no you need to get 2 points and put it into the formula to get the distance of 1 side of the triangle

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okay

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would be easier if you label it like A = (4,5) B = (4,-4) C =(-4,-3)

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yes

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Find the distance of AB and AC and BC then add them up

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25?

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lemme try

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okay

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I got 27

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its C

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okay

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ill give you the distance you try and work it out
AB = 9
AC = 11.31
BC = 8.06

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I got 28 as well :D

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i mean use the formula and try to see if you get the same distance

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okay

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yes

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The volume of a sphere is 63089.813626667 cubic inches. What is the approximate diameter of this sphere? (Volume of a sphere = \frac{4}{3}\pi {r^3})
Select one:
a. 5023.1 in
b. 203.4 in
c. 49.4 in
d. 24.7 in
I got b for this and I worked it out but I'm still not sure

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\[63089.813626667 = \frac{ 4 }{ 3 } \pi r^3\]
\[63089.813626667(\frac{ 3 }{ 4 }) = \pi r^3\]
\[47317.36022 = \pi r^3\]

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okay

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\[\frac{ 47317.36022 }{ \pi } = 15061.58355 = r^3\]
\[\sqrt[3]{15061.58355} = 24.69582535 = r\]
\[dia. = 2r =24.69582535\times2 =49.39165069\]

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so it's C

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dayum sneaky teacher putting radius as an option

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