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    Slope of a perpendicular line

    What is the slope of a perpendicular line to the line

    2y + 3x=4
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    Quote Originally Posted by heatherblack87 View Post
    What is the slope of a perpendicular line to the line

    2y + 3x=4
    You first need to get the gradient m of the line 2y + 3x = 4. Can you do this? Then the gradient of the perpendicular line is -1/m.
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    I don't understand the -1/m I am sorry math is my absolute worst subject
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    Quote Originally Posted by heatherblack87 View Post
    I don't understand the -1/m I am sorry math is my absolute worst subject
    Can you get the gradient of 2y + 3x = 4?
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