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anonymous
 one year ago
Help!!! Write the equation, in slopeintercept form, that is perpendicular to y=1/2x7 that passes through the point (4, 5).
anonymous
 one year ago
Help!!! Write the equation, in slopeintercept form, that is perpendicular to y=1/2x7 that passes through the point (4, 5).

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A line that is perpendicular to a given line will have a slope that is the OPPOSITE RECIPROCAL of the slope of the given line.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here the slope of the given line is (1/2) It's opposite would be +(1/2) and the reciprocal 1/(1/2)=2 Thus the opposite reciprocal of (1/2) is 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So that gives us an equation y=2x+b.... Now all that remains is to use the given point to determine the yintercept (b) of this line. I don't want to make this too easy so I will leave that step to you :D
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