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anonymous
 one year ago
Geometry theorem problem:
anonymous
 one year ago
Geometry theorem problem:

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It looks like this is asking you to prove that segments AC and BC are perpendicular using the slope formula. \[m=\frac{ y_2y_1 }{ x_2x_1 }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what would y and x be? @peachpi

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you'd use the coordinates of the points. For example, A is (c, 0) so for point A, x = c and y = 0.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so to find the slope of AC, the points to plug into the formula would be (c, 0) and (a, b)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(b)/(a+c) is not in any of the answer choices @peachpi

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I used that formula but I don't get the answer.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you sure, b/(a + c) looks like it's part of 3 of the answer choices

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you have the slope of AC. Find the slope of BC

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does it equal = 1 or = 1?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0slopes of perpendicular lines multiply to 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they're opposite reciprocals
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