Which is greater? Line l has slope > 1.
A. Slope of line p
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the slope of p is -1/m (negative reciprocal of line 1 which I assume as slope "m")
we know this because the two lines are perpendicular (from the little square they drew)
Is that some type of rule?
Rule with the perpendicular?
line 1 has slope m> 1
so let's pick m= 2 which is bigger than 1 (as a "for example")
the line p has slope -1/2
which is bigger -1 or -1/2
-1/2 is bigger (I hope that is clear)
**Is that some type of rule? ***
more like a fact... we can prove it.
wait let me clarify this. So for perpendicular slopes it's always the opposite right? if the slope is 1/3 then the perpendicular slope is -3 am i right?
yes. the only time we run into a problem is a horizontal line with slope 0
and a vertical line with "undefined" slope. we could use the rule and get -1/0
but we are not allowed to divide by 0, so we just say "undefined"
but other than that it's
1 , -1
2 , -1/2
-3/2 , 2/3
when you multiply them you will get -1
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