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The perpendicular bisector of the line segment connecting the points (-3,8) and (5,4) has an equation of the form y=mx+b. Find m+b.

 Jan 21, 2021
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First find the midpoint      1, 6

find the slope between the lines   (y1-y2)/(x1-x2) =   -1/2      perpindicular slope = 2

 

point slope form    y-6 = 2(x-1)    re=arrange

                              y = 2x +4       continue.....

 Jan 21, 2021

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