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sloppycanada
 one year ago
What is the slope of the line that is perpendicular to y = 2x – 3?
How do I do this? Please don't give me the answer.
sloppycanada
 one year ago
What is the slope of the line that is perpendicular to y = 2x – 3? How do I do this? Please don't give me the answer.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=mx+b For two lines to be perpendicular, their two slopes (m) must be 1 when it gets multiplied. y=2x3 2 represemts m in y=mx+b, so the slope is 2 2*(slope of other line)=1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Y=(slope)x+yintercept thats why

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so, y = 3x – 3 the slope would be 1/3?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope of which line? y=3x3 or the line perpendicular to y=3x3? Btw dont listen to the person that posted after me. It is not correct.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1take the original slope flip the fraction and flip the sign to get the perpendicular slope

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so for example, if we had the original slope to be 2/7, then the perpendicular slope would be 7/2 another example original: 4/9 perpendicular: 9/4 these are just examples and none of this is the answer

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait. it wants the parallel to y = 3x  3

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1parallel lines have equal slopes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How are you skipping to another equation and going from perpendicular to parallel? Are you done with your first question?

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so it'd be three

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the slope of the first one, the perpendicular thing, would be 2 since apparently it's the opposite of the original.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sloppycanada, you forgot to flip the fraction

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1think of 2 as 2/1

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it'd be 1/2? Since it's positive in the original?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah if +2/1 is the original slope, then 1/2 is the perpendicular slope

sloppycanada
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the slope of the line that is parallel to y = 3x – 3? so for this it'd just be 3?
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