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anonymous
 one year ago
Select the equation of the line that passes through the point (2, 6) and is perpendicular to the line x = 4.
y = 4
y = 6
x = 6
x = 2
I dont just want the answer. I need someone to explain how to get the answer so i will understand. Will give medals
anonymous
 one year ago
Select the equation of the line that passes through the point (2, 6) and is perpendicular to the line x = 4. y = 4 y = 6 x = 6 x = 2 I dont just want the answer. I need someone to explain how to get the answer so i will understand. Will give medals

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MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3so  can you sketch the line x=4 dw:1442170505003:dw Use the above axes....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442170570026:dwi am new at this

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3that is the POINT x= 4 the LINE x=4 is like this: dw:1442170720887:dw can you draw ANY line on there that is perpendicular to the line?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A perpendicular line has to make a 90 angle when crossing that line correct?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i would say no @MrNood

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3yes it has to make a 90 deg angle the line x= 4 is VERTICAL so what would be true about a line which is 90 deg to that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@MrNood got this sorry

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3it's not 1/4 but OK go ahead

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no i dont want the answer i want to understand how to do this @MrNood

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3what do you mean by 'got this'? you have confused two things when you said 1/4 the slope of a perpendicular line IS 1/m in general  but this question is slightly special because the slope of x=4 is infinite so if the slop of a VERTICAL line is infinite  what is a perpendicular line called (and what is its slope?)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@MrNood would the slope be undefined not sure so confused in this section

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3I have drawn the line above. firstly  try to draw a line which is perpendicular to the VERTICAL line I have put VERTICAL in caps a s clue  what is 'opposite' of VERTICAL?)

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3OK good the slope of a horizontal line is 0 using my drawing first sketch plot the point 2, 6 then draw a horizontal line through it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442172256115:dw @MrNood dw:1442172378699:dw i tried to do it staight

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3I don't see either the point (2,6) OR a horizontal line (2,6) means a SINGLE point where x=2 and y = 6 try again

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3dw:1442172699358:dw now draw a HORIZONTAL line through it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442172764172:dw

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3OK it passes through the point x=2, y=6 it is HORIZONTAL so what can you say about y for ALL points on the line? y=??

MrNood
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3sorry  gtg the answer is in my last post  just answer that question...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused still can anyone help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused still can anyone help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dirtydan667 can you help please?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@nevermind_justschool if you can could you help me please?
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