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Which of the following lines is perpendicular to 3y=5x-1

 

A. 𝑦 = 5𝑥 + 6

B. 𝑦 = 5 3 𝑥 − 7

C. 𝑦 = −3𝑥 − 8

D. 𝑦 = − 3 5 𝑥 + 9

Guest Aug 29, 2017
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 3y = 5x-1     divide both sides by 3

 

y = (5/3)x  - 1/3

 

The slope of the given line is in red.....a perpendicular line to this will have a negative reciprocal slope =  -3/5

 

"D"  looks to be the correct answer....!!!

 

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Aug 29, 2017
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THANK YOU!

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