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    Perpendicular Bisector

    Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of the segment (e-1, 3-pi), (2-e, pi).

    I found that the midpoint is (1/2, 3/2) and the slope of the perpendicular is (3-2e)/(-3+2pi). Substituting 1/2 and subtracting that from 3/2 would be difficult. Is there an easier way? Or did I make a mistake in my calculations?
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    Re: Perpendicular Bisector

    Quote Originally Posted by Saphira View Post
    Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of the segment (e-1, 3-pi), (2-e, pi).

    I found that the midpoint is (1/2, 3/2) and the slope of the perpendicular is (3-2e)/(-3+2pi). Substituting 1/2 and subtracting that from 3/2 would be difficult. Is there an easier way? Or did I make a mistake in my calculations?
    Substitute the correct values into y - y1 = m(x - x1).
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