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anonymous

  • one year ago

The slopes of perpendicular lines are _____ _____ of each other, which means their product is -1. A. positive reciprocals B. negative reciprocals C. fractional reciprocals

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    Negative reciprocals

  2. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    Ex: slope = 2 perpendicular slope = \(-\dfrac{1}{2}\)

  3. whpalmer4
    • one year ago
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    There is one exception to this: a vertical line and a horizontal line are perpendicular, but the product of the slopes will not equal \(-1\) because the vertical line has an undefined slope and the horizontal line has a slope of \(0\).

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