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    Question Algebra

    The equation is y=3/5 x -5
    a. what is the slope of a line parallel to it?
    b. what is the line perpendicular to it?

    Find the indicated value

    f(x)=3-5x
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miserable View Post
    The equation is y=3/5 x -5
    a. what is the slope of a line parallel to it?
    b. what is the line perpendicular to it?

    Find the indicated value

    f(x)=3-5x
    The slope is m=3/5

    A perpendicular line must have a negative reciprocal, that is,
    -5/3
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    Thanks for the first help. Can you help with the next problem?
    f(x)=3-5x
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miserable View Post
    Thanks for the first help. Can you help with the next problem?
    f(x)=3-5x
    For the price of thy soul, of course.

    The slope is in front of the 'x' which is,
    m=-5
    The negative reciprocal is,
    m=1/5
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    Thank you

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