Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.5 Finding Equations of Lines - 1.5 Exercises: 55

Answer

perpendicular

Work Step by Step

2x+5y=20 5y=-2x+20 y=-$\frac{2}{5}$x+4 10x-4y=20 4y=10x-20 y=$\frac{5}{2}$x-5 These two lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals of each other, therefore, the lines are perpendicular.
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