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What is the slope of a line perpendicular to the line containing the points $(4,-7)$ and $(-5,-1)$? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Mar 22, 2021

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(-1-(-7))/(-5-4)

=6/-9=-2/3

 

Slope times Perpendicular line slope = -1

So, -1 divided by -2/3 equals 3/2.

 Mar 22, 2021
edited by CalTheGreat  Mar 22, 2021
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Best Answer

(-1-(-7))/(-5-4)

=6/-9=-2/3

 

Slope times Perpendicular line slope = -1

So, -1 divided by -2/3 equals 3/2.

CalTheGreat Mar 22, 2021
edited by CalTheGreat  Mar 22, 2021
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Yes, that is correct. Thank you so much.

Immaguest  Mar 22, 2021

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