Give the slope of a line perpendicular to the given line. (how do you do it) y=3x+5

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  1. math

    graph the line with slope 1/2 passing through the point(-5,-2) find the slope of the line 5x+5y=3 write answer in simplest from consider the line 2x-4y=4 what is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line. what jis the slope of a line parallel to this

  2. MaTH

    Consider the line 9x-6y=-3 . What is the slope of a line parallel to this line? What is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  3. Algebra

    Line n passes through points (7, 12) and (4, 15). What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to line n?

  4. Algebra

    Graph the line using a point and a slope. Write the equation of each line. a line that contains the point (0, −3) and perpendicular to another line whose slope is 2.

  5. Math

    For the graph y = -8 find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to it and the slope of a line parallel to it. Explain your answer with two or more sentences.

  6. Geometry

    Prove that the tangents to a circle at the endpoints of a diameter are parallel. State what is given, what is to be proved, and your plan of proof. Then write a two-column proof. Hint draw a DIAGRAM with the points labeled. Can some one please check for me

  7. Algebra

    For the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? If it does, write an equation for the direct variation. X Y 52 39 32 24 2o 15 8 6 Find the slope of the given lines: 2. (6, 5) & (9, 10) 3. (-2, -4) & (-2, -6) Write the equation of the line in point

  8. Math

    Through a given point on a line, there is one and only one line perpendicular to the given line. The hints that it gave was "Do not limit your thinking to just two dimensions". If it just a regular line there will only be one perpendicular line right?

  9. Geometry

    Write an equation for the line perpendicular to line XY that contains point Z. line XY: 3x + 2y = -6, Z(3,2) I realize that the slope of a perpendicular line is the opposite reciprocal of the first line. But, how do I use point Z in this problem? Thank

  10. Algebra

    1) suppose y varies directly with x, and y=12 when x=-3, what is the value of y when x=6? A) -24**** B) 2 C) -2 D) -4 2) what is the equation of a line with a slop of -7 and a y-intercept of 6? A) 6y = -7x B) y = 6x + (-7) C) -7y = x + 6**** D) y = -7x + 6

  11. Algebra

    First the slope. Perpendicular to a slope of -3 means a line slope of 1/3 y= 1/3 x + b. Now put in the x,y point and solve for b. write the equation of a line that has a y intercept (0,5) and is perpendicular to the line with equation y=-3x+1

  12. Algebra

    line l and and line k are perpendicular. line l has a slope of 3. line k contains the points (5,8) and (2, y). what is the value of y?

  13. Geometry

    If line AB is perpendicular to line EF, and line CD is perpendicular to EF, then the measure of angle 1=the measure of angle 2. Give an arguement for the statement and a reason for each step. There is also a diagram drawn on my homework which is a vertical

  14. Algebra

    An equation of a line through (-3, -6) which is perpendicular to the line y=-5 x +3 has slope: I know the slope is 1/5 having problem with y-intercept is

  15. college algebra

    A line has the equation y = 5x + 4.(a) This line has slope of ___________? (b) Any line parallel to this line has slope _________? (c) Any line perpendicular to this line has slope _______?

  16. Algebra

    Consider the line with equation 5x – 2y = 10. (a) Find the y-intercept for the given line. (b) Find the slope for a line parallel to the given line. (c) Find the slope for a line perpendicular to the given line.

  17. Algebra

    Consider the line with equation 5x – 2y = 10. (a) Find the y-intercept for the given line. (b)Find the slope for a line parallel to the given line. (c) Find the slope for a line perpendicular to the given line.

  18. Algebra

    Consider the line -4x-8y=6. What is the slope of a line parallel to this line? What is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  19. math

    Let P be the point (p,q) and L the line y = m x + b. It is not necessary, but if you like you may assume that P lies below the line L. All your answers below should be algebraic expressions in terms of m, b, p and q. The slope of L is . The slope of a line

  20. math - slope-intercept

    How do I write one equations in slope-intercept form, and three other lines in slope-intercept form that are perpendicular to the first line ?? for ex. If I pick the equation y=2/3x+4 for the first equation. and for the second line , the slope -2/3x +4 ,

  21. algebra

    Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through the points (0,5) and (-3,-4) Write the equation of the line passing through each of the given pairs of points. Write the answer in slope-intercept form, where possible. (-1,3) and (4,-2)

  22. math

    Consider the line 9x - 7y =4 What is the slope of a line parallel to this line? What is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  23. Geometry

    Can someone please walk me through this? I am really struggling with these type of problems and don't know what to do. Given: Line PS is perpendicular to line SQ, line RQ is perpendicular to line QS, line PQ is congruent to line RS Prove: Triangle PSQ is

  24. mat 101

    Equation for a line that passes through (6,26) and has a slope of 3 Equation for a line that passes through the points (5,5) and (10,20) Equation for a line that passes through (9,25) and has a slope of -3. Equation for a line that passes through (1,) and

  25. Geometry Multiple Choice Question Please Help!

    Find the value of x. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth. The figure is not drawn to scale. {THe figure is a circle with a tangent crossing through the top section of the circle. The value of the tangent is 12. There is a line

  26. Geometry

    How do I write an equation of a line perpendicular to the graph of -2y + x =-5 that passes through the point at (1,2) Given the line -2y + x =-5, solve for y so the equation is in this form: y = mx + b Once you know the slope, m, you also know the slope of

  27. math

    Directions: Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points(0,5) and (-3,-4). THis is what i did. m=(-4-5)/(-3-0)=(9)/(3)=3 y=mx+b using points :(0,5) 5=3(0)+b 5=b y=3x+5 so the slope of the perpendicular line is (-1)/(3) When finding

  28. Math

    Write your answer in standard form. Show all your work if you want to be eligible for partial credit. Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = (2/3)x - 7 and passing through the point (4,-2). The slope of the line y = (2/3)x - 7 is 2/3.

  29. Algebra

    Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through the points (0, 5) and (-3, -4). Show work Find the slope of the line through the two points: slope= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) you do that. Now the slope of the line perpendicular to this is the negative

  30. maths geometry

    Find and write down a proof that the product of the gradients of two perpendicular lines is -1 Use trigonometry. Let the slope of a line from A to B be m1. Let the slope of a perpendicular line from A to C be m2. The tangent (or slope) of the line between

  31. Math

    Draw: 1)Line AB parallel to Ray CD perpendicular to line EF 2)Line GH perpendicular to line IJ,Line GH perpendicular to Line KL and Line IJ perpendicular to Line KL 3)Line Segment BC coplanar to Line TS

  32. College Algebra

    Line m passes through (2,5) and (-3,-2) Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to line m.

  33. math

    A line passes through the origin and the point (-6, 4). Write the equation of the line that passes through (-6, 4) and is perpendicular to the given line. Write the final answer in the slope-intercept form y = mx + b. (The slope and y-intercept must be

  34. Calculus

    At what point does the normal to y=-5-1x+3x^2 at (1, -3 ) intersect the parabola a second time? Answer: Note: You should enter a cartesian coordinate. The normal line is perpendicular to the tangent line. If two lines are perpendicular their slopes are

  35. Math -Precal 11

    Show that the point P(7,7) is on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining A (6,-1) to B (0, 3). Also, verify that P is the same distance from A and B. For what values of k is the line y=l tangent to the circle (x-3)^2 + (y+2)^2 = 36? Thanks!

  36. math/algebra1a

    write the equation of the line which has y-intercept (0,5) and is perpendicular to the line with equation y=-3x +1 a) y=-3x + 5 b) y= 1/3x + 5 c) y= 3x + 5 d) y= -1/3x + 5 The slope of the 2nd equation is -3...because the equation of a line is y=mx+b,

  37. Math

    Given the linear equation 5y = -3x + 19, find (a) the slope of a line perpendicular to the given line. (b) the slope of a line parallel to the given line. A. (a) -5/3 (b) 3/5 B. (a) -3/5 (b) 5/3 C. (a) 5/3 (b)-3/5 D. (a) 3/5 (b)-5/3

  38. Math(word problem)

    For the line joining points A(-1, 3) and B(5, 7): a.Find the midpoint of the line. b.Find the distance of the line. c.Find the slope of the line. d.Find the y-intercept of the line. e.What would be the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  39. Math

    How do you write equations for perpendicular lines? I will assume you know how to find the equation of a line if you know the slope and a point on that line. The key thing to remember is: Two perpendicular lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals of

  40. geometry

    I would love for someone to check my work on the seven problems that I did. I would be eternally grateful. I am going to list my problems and answers. Even if you only want to check one of them, that would be great. 1. Write an equation of a line in point

  41. college alg

    Find (a) the equation of a line that is parallel to the given line and includes the given point, and (b) the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line through the given point. Write both answers in slope-intercept form. y = -4x + 2, (5, 4)

  42. Math-Linear Equations

    True or false? A line perpendicular to a line whose slope is -0.75 has a slope of 1.3 repeating. Please help me with this.Thank you

  43. Math

    1) What is the slope of a line that is parallel to y = 2? 2) What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to y = 2? 3) What is the slope of a line that is parallel to x = -4? 4) What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to x = -4? I don't get

  44. math, correction

    bobpursley. i'm still questioning the problem states find the slope of any line perpendicualr to the line through points (3,3) and (2,8). y= (8-3)/(2-3) the slope i get is. (5)/(-1) for the first slope now to get any line perpendicular to the line through

  45. Writing this equation

    how do I write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line 6x – 3y=10 and containing the point (-6, 2). The line you are given can have its equation rewritten im y = mx + b as: y = 2x - 10/3 That tells you that is slope is m = 2. A line that is

  46. algebra

    Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points (0,5) and(-3,-4). I found the slope to be 3, but would the answer to the question be -1/3 ? what are your thoughts?? The slope of your given line is (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) = (-4 -5)/(-3-0) =

  47. algebra

    I am looking for a perpendicular line. I'd appreciate ir if you could tell me if I'm on the right track. I am given y=-5x + 4 and know that a perpendicular line passes through (3,5). I think the slope of this line would be 1/5 so it would go up (rise) 1,

  48. math plz

    hi, is there an equation to finding the perpendicular bisector of a line. for example i had a line b (1,1) and c(8,1) and a was (6,5) how would i find the bisector from a going through line bc? tnx first off, the slope of a perpendicular line is -1/m

  49. Math 10

    1 more question.... how would I make this equation perpendicular? The question is.... The line Y=3x-1 and a line perpendicular to it intersect at R(1,2). Determine the equation of the perpendicular line. Can someone please tell me the steps to making that

  50. math,correction

    the problem states. find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points (3,3) and (2,8). so did the formula m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) and from it i got -5 so the slope is -5 and anyline perpendicular to this sloe would be positive 5 is that

  51. math correction

    Find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points (0,5) and (-3, -4). the slope i get is = 3 so the slope of any line perpendicular would be the reciprocal of 3 which is -3/1 is that the correct answer. or do i have to word it differenly

  52. math

    Give the slope and y-intercept of the given line. 1.2x-3y=6 2. y=-2x 3. y=3 4. x+2=0 Find the slope of the line that is a) parallel and b) perpendicular to the given line. 1. x=-8 2. y=10

  53. Algebra

    Write the equation of the line satisfiying the givrn geometric conditions. L has y-intercept (0, 2) and is perpendicular to the line with equation 2x-3y=6 Here is my answer please check. -2/3x-2 I can see it is wrong just by looking at the slope. The

  54. Pre-Algebra

    Please let me know if I figured these out correctly. Directions: For the line with the given equation, find the slope of a parallel line and the slope of a perpendicular line. 1)y=6/5x + 144 slope of parallel: 6/5 slope of perpendicular: -5/6 2)4y-4x=16

  55. algebra 3

    what is the equation of the line with {3,3} and is perpendicular to the line y= negative 2x plus 3 The slope of the line is -2. The slope of a line perpendicular to this one must be its negative reciprocal, or 1/2. Use the point-slope form to find the

  56. math2

    I was solving a problem. In It r have been given that two lines are perpendicular to each other The equation of one line 2x-3y+4=0 Now i have to find the equation of another line We can find it by finding the slope of the abovementioned line( the other

  57. Math-check my work please??

    Write an equation, in point-slope form, for the line that is perpendicular to y – 10 = 3/2 (x – 4) and that passes through the point (4, 2). My Answer: Formula for point-slope form; y – y = m(x – x) Insert y and x value; y – 2 = m(x – 4) If the

  58. math

    How do I write one equations in slope-intercept form, and three other lines in slope-intercept form that are perpendicular to the first line ?? -- one line: y=mx+b second line perpendicular y= -x/m + c of course, you have to know m, b, c. ----- for the

  59. Math

    Write a linear equation in slope intercept form for each of the following: A line perpendicular to y=x+2 that passes through the origin. A line perpendicular to y = -1/2x + 5 that passes through the points (4,1) and (1,-5). A line that is the perpendicular

  60. Math

    Draw: 1)Line AB parallel to Ray CD perpendicular to line EF 2)Line GH perpendicular to line IJ,Line GH perpendicular to Line KL and Line IJ perpendicular to Line KL 3)Line Segment BC coplanar to Line TS

  61. math/algebra

    find the slope of any line perpendicular to the line through points (6,7) and (5,8). a)-1 b)1 c)0 d)undefined y2-y1/x2-x1 = slope So...(8-7)/5-6) = 1/-1 = -1 The slope perpendicular to that would be the negative reciprocal of -1, which is 1. Therefore, the

  62. math

    I need help with "write in equation in slope-intercept form for the line that is parallel to to the given line line and and that passes through the given point. y=1/2x=5;(4,-3) How do you find a line that is perpendicular. Please and thank you! :)

  63. Algebra

    May you please help me understand how to do this? Thanks Give the slope of a line perpendicular to the given line. 1. y=3x+5

  64. geometry

    14.Use the information given to determine the equation of each line. a. the slope of the line is 4/3 and its y-intercept is -2 b.the line perpendicular to the line y=-2x+5 and passing through the point (-2,6)

  65. geometry

    Use the information given to determine the equation of each line. a. the slope of the line is 4/3 and its y-intercept is -2 b.the line perpendicular to the line y=-2x+5 and passing through the point (-2,6)

  66. Math 101

    Find the equation for each of the following items below: a. A line that passes through (6,26) and has a slope of 3. b. A line that passes though the points (5,5) and (10,20) c. A line that passes through (9,25) and has a slope of -3. d. A line that passes

  67. Math

    Post a New QuestionCurrent Questions Homework Help: Math Posted by Mikil on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:50pm. Write a linear equation in slope intercept form for each of the following: A line perpendicular to y=x+2 that passes through the origin. A

  68. algebra 1

    he slope of a line is negative two-thirds. What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to it? 3/2. The product of the two slopes must be -1, for perpendicular lines.

  69. Algebra 1

    Give the slope of a line perpendicular to the given line. (how do you do it) y=3x+5

  70. Slopes

    Given y = 2x – 4, choose the statement that accurately describes this line. The slope is 2 and the y intercept is 4. The slope is 2 and the y intercept is -4. The slope is 4 and the y intercept is 2. The slope is -4 and they y intercept is 2. The

  71. math,correction

    find the slope of any line perpendicualr to the line through points (3,3) and (2,8) so i did: y= (8-3)/(2-8)= (5)/(-6) to find another line perpendicular do i have to take one set of the points and substitute them into y=mx+b? The slope for the

  72. Algebra2

    write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

  73. Algebra2

    write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

  74. Algebra2

    write an equation for each line described. Express answers in point slope or slope intercept form. A) The line perpendicular to the line x=2 passing through the point (-4, 3.3)

  75. MATH

    How do I write one equations in slope-intercept form, and three other lines in slope-intercept form that are perpendicular to the first line ?? for ex. If I pick the equation y=2/3x+4 for the first equation. and for the second line , the slope -2/3x +4 ,

  76. precalc

    write a linear equation to fit each situation or description. 1) the line through (2,4) parallel to the x axis. 2) the line through (2,4) perpendicular to the x axis. 3) the line through (3,1) perpendicular to y=4x-3. 4) the line through (-2,5) parallel to

  77. Algebra 1

    Write an equation in slope-intercept form for a line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. 1. y=3;(4,-2) The y = 3 line is parallel to the x axis so the perpendicular line you want is parallel to the y axis. That means

  78. math - URGENT

    I'm don't understanding how to solve this question: The graph of a line passes through the x-intercept of y-20=2/11(x-31) and is perpendicular to the line y=1/7x+7 . The equation of the line, written in Slope-Point form, is y-p = m(x-q). what is the value

  79. Algebra2

    the line perpendicular to 4y-2x=7/3 passing through (9, -2) write an equation for each line described express answer in point slope or slope intercept.

  80. intermediate algebra

    Find the equation of the line that pass through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Write in slope intercept form. (0,0), y + 3x = -12 would I subtract 3x from both sides? if so would the slope be -3x? m = 1/3 , (0,0) y-y1, m(x-x1)

  81. Maths

    A line has Cartesian equations given by x-1/3=y+2/4=z-4/5 a) Give the coordinates of the point on the line b) Give the vector parallel to the line c) Write down the equation of the line in parametric form d) Determine the Cartesian equation of the plane

  82. Math

    How do you: Find the shortest distance, to two decimal places from the origin to the line x - 2y = - 8 without using the formula. Finding the shortest distance, to two decimal places, from the point P ( 7,5) to the line 2x+3y = 18? Thanks The square of the

  83. Math/Algebra do u know how to do slope intercept?

    The following problems are in slope,point slope, and slope intercept forms of a line. Could you check these thanks. Find the slope intercept form of a line that passes through these two points (-4,4) and (2,1) Answer: y= -1/2x-2 Find the slope intercept

  84. math

    the width in cm of a rectangle is the same as the slope of the line 5x-6y=-14, and its length in cm is the same as the slope of the line that is perpendicular to the line 9x+4y=87. Find the perimeter of the rectangle.

  85. math

    the width in cm of a rectangle is the same as the slope of the line 5x-6y=-14, and its length in cm is the same as the slope of the line that is perpendicular to the line 9x+4y=87. Find the perimeter of the rectangle.

  86. geometry

    given: line DF congruent line EF; line DF perpendicular line AB; line EF perpendicular BC. prove line BF bisects angle ABC

  87. Pre-Calculus

    Hi! I have three questions that I need checked over just to make sure I understand it. Thanks! :) 1.) What is the slope of the line that passes through (5, 8) and (-2, 6)? My answer: -2/7 2.) If Segment AB || Segment CD and the slope of Segment AB = 1/2,

  88. geometry help plsss

    friend constructs line xy so that it is perpendicular to and contains the midpoint of line AB. he claims that line AB is the perpendicular bisector of line line XY. what is his error

  89. Algebra

    I'm suppose to write an equation with the following information: Line passes through (2,-6) and is parallel to x=8 I know i must use the slope point form the problem is that since x=8 I don not know which is the slope. Please help me :) The line for x=8 is

  90. Geometry

    The slope of lien b is 1/3. What is the slope of a line perpendicular to line b? -1/3 -3 1/3 3 My answer: -1/3 Note: there is no graph for this

  91. College Algebra

    Line m passes through (2,5) and (-3,-2). Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to line m.

  92. Math-Algebra

    Consider the line 9x+4y=-9 What is the slope of a line parallel to this line? What is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  93. Algebra

    Consider the line . What is the slope of a line parallel to this line? What is the slope of a line perpendicular to this line?

  94. Algebra2

    Write an equation for the line that passes through (0,7) and is perpendicular to the line whose equation is y = 1/2x-1. my answer is y = 2x-7 is this correct? That can't be right, because when x=0, y must be 7. Furthermore, the slope of the line you want

  95. Algebra 1

    Algebra 1 help please :( Use the point-slope from linear equation given to complete the following problems.... y+4=-4(x-2) 1. What is the slope of the given line? 2. What point does this line pass through, which is the basis of this equation? 3. Rewrite

  96. Algebra

    Discuss the steps necessary to carry out each activity. Describe briefly what each line looks like in relation to the original given line. Answer these two questions briefly in your own words: What does it mean for one line to be parallel to another? What

  97. math

    a) Determine an equation for the line with slope 3 and passing through the origin. b) What is an equation for the line perpendicular to the line in part a) that also passes through the point (0,2)?

  98. Pre Calculus

    please help me with this problem? I have the answer but I need to know how to do it. Write the slope intercept form the equations of the lines through the given point parallel to the given line and (B) perpendicular to given line. point slope ((7,-2) m=

  99. Slope

    Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to a line whose slope is (1) 0 (2) has no slope. TIA

  100. Algebra II

    Can you make sure my Algebra II work is correct? I've done the problems. I just want to make sure I am right. 1. Write an equation of the line with a slope of 5 and a y-intercept of -3. y=5x-3 2. Write the equation of a line that passes through (9, 3) and

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