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eviant:

PLS HELP!! What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to the line shown? https://dlap.gradpoint.com/Resz/~yUA6AAAAAAw_1Svgbju3qB.oSrulr7wHx5kAuwBom6PZB/7234256,14D/Assets/questions/quiz/geometry/geoslope/geoslope-e-10.png

1 year ago
eviant:

@bm717

1 year ago
dude:

Find the equation of the line given first

1 year ago
bm717:

No dude

1 year ago
dude:

\(slope=\large \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}\)

1 year ago
eviant:

choices: -2/3 -1/3 -3/2 -1

1 year ago
eviant:

2/3?

1 year ago
dude:

We know: \((x_1,y_1)=(-3,-1)\) and \((x_2,y_2)=(3,3)\) So... \(\frac{3-(-1)}{3-(-3)}=?\)

1 year ago
eviant:

4/6?

1 year ago
eviant:

simplified 2/3?

1 year ago
dude:

Oh yes, sorry didn't catch up on that

1 year ago
dude:

A line perpendicular to another should have a negative slope

1 year ago
eviant:

so, -2/3?

1 year ago
eviant:

is the answer?

1 year ago
dude:

Right

1 year ago
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