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A line has a slope of - 3

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(a) What is the slope of a line that is parallel to the given line? 
 
= _____________


(b) What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to the given line? 

= ____________

 

I thought it was 0 and or -60

 Oct 3, 2018
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parallel means same slope

 

if line has slope \(m\), then perpendicular line has slope \(m_{\perp} = - \dfrac{1}{m}\)

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 Oct 3, 2018

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