Line A is perpendicular to Line B. If the slope of Line A is 1/5 what is the slope of Line B?

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Line A is perpendicular to Line B.
If the slope of Line A is 1/5
what is the slope of Line B?

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Arya 3 weeks 2021-09-26T14:23:56+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-09-26T14:25:01+00:00

    Answer:

    The slope of line B would be -5

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Multiply the current slope by its negative inverse (flip the fraction and multiply it by -1).

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    2021-09-26T14:25:27+00:00

    Answer:

    Slope= -5

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Perpendicular lines have Opposite Reciprocal Slopes, therefore if Line A has a slope of 1/5, then the opposite reciprocal of that is -5/1, also equal to -5

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