Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-6 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 331: 32


The student likely meant to say 'perpendicular' instead of 'parallel'. Another line parallel to $y= 1/3*x + 1$ is actually $y = 1/3*x$.

Work Step by Step

$1/3 * -3 = -1$ The lines are perpendicular, not parallel.
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