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carla wiggions week6 math - a is itself over one, and can...

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Week Six Concept Check How can you determine if two lines are perpendicular? In algebra, for any linear equation y=mx + b , the perpendiculars will all have a slope of (-1/m) , the opposite reciprocal of the original slope. It is helpful to memorize the slogan "to find the slope of a perpendicular line, flip the fraction and swap the sign." Recall that any integer
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Unformatted text preview: a is itself over one, and can be written as (a/1) To find the perpendicular of a given line which also passes through a particular point (x, y), solve the equation y = (-1/m)x + b, substituting in the known values of m, x, and y to solve for b....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course MAT 116 116 taught by Professor Waynn during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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