Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 10 - Review Exercises - Page 486: 26b

Answer

$-4$

Work Step by Step

We use the equation for slope: $m = \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ $m_1 = \frac{3-1}{11-3}=\frac{1}{4}$ The opposite reciprocal of this is -4, so this is the slope of the perpendicular bisector.
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