Algebra Examples

Find the Slope of a Perpendicular Line
Step 1
Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope.
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Step 1.1
The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.
Step 1.2
Using the slope-intercept form, the slope is .
Step 2
The equation of a perpendicular line to must have a slope that is the negative reciprocal of the original slope.
Step 3
Simplify the result.
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Step 3.1
Cancel the common factor of .
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Step 3.1.1
Cancel the common factor.
Step 3.1.2
Rewrite the expression.
Step 3.2
Multiply by .
Step 4
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