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If the graphs of two linear functions are perpendicular, describe the relationship between the slopes and the y -intercepts.

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If a horizontal line has the equation f ( x ) = a and a vertical line has the equation x = a , what is the point of intersection? Explain why what you found is the point of intersection.

The point of intersection is ( a ,   a ) . This is because for the horizontal line, all of the y coordinates are a and for the vertical line, all of the x coordinates are a . The point of intersection is on both lines and therefore will have these two characteristics.

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Algebraic

For the following exercises, determine whether the equation of the curve can be written as a linear function.

For the following exercises, determine whether each function is increasing or decreasing.

g ( x ) = 5 x + 6

Increasing

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b ( x ) = 8 3 x

Decreasing

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k ( x ) = −4 x + 1

Decreasing

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p ( x ) = 1 4 x 5

Increasing

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n ( x ) = 1 3 x 2

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m ( x ) = 3 8 x + 3

Decreasing

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For the following exercises, find the slope of the line that passes through the two given points.

( 2 , 4 ) and ( 4 , 10 )

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( 1 , 5 ) and ( 4 , 11 )

2

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( –1 , 4 ) and ( 5 , 2 )

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( 8 , –2 ) and ( 4 , 6 )

–2

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( 6 , 11 ) and ( –4 , 3 )

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For the following exercises, given each set of information, find a linear equation satisfying the conditions, if possible.

f ( 5 ) = −4 , and f ( 5 ) = 2

y = 3 5 x 1

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f ( −1 ) = 4 , and f ( 5 ) = 1

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Passes through ( 2 , 4 ) and ( 4 , 10 )

y = 3 x 2

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Passes through ( 1 , 5 ) and ( 4 , 11 )

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Passes through ( −1 , 4 ) and ( 5 , 2 )

y = 1 3 x + 11 3

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Passes through ( −2 , 8 ) and ( 4 , 6 )

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x intercept at ( −2 , 0 ) and y intercept at ( 0 , −3 )

y = 1.5 x 3

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x intercept at ( −5 , 0 ) and y intercept at ( 0 , 4 )

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For the following exercises, determine whether the lines given by the equations below are parallel, perpendicular, or neither.

4 x 7 y = 10 7 x + 4 y = 1

perpendicular

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3 y + x = 12 y = 8 x + 1

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3 y + 4 x = 12 6 y = 8 x + 1

parallel

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6 x 9 y = 10 3 x + 2 y = 1

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For the following exercises, find the x - and y- intercepts of each equation.

f ( x ) = x + 2

f ( 0 ) = ( 0 ) + 2 f ( 0 ) = 2 y int : ( 0 , 2 ) 0 = x + 2 x int : ( 2 , 0 )

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h ( x ) = 3 x 5

h ( 0 ) = 3 ( 0 ) 5 h ( 0 ) = 5 y int : ( 0 , 5 ) 0 = 3 x 5 x int : ( 5 3 , 0 )

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2 x + 5 y = 20

2 x + 5 y = 20 2 ( 0 ) + 5 y = 20 5 y = 20 y = 4 y int : ( 0 , 4 ) 2 x + 5 ( 0 ) = 20 x = 10 x int : ( 10 , 0 )

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For the following exercises, use the descriptions of each pair of lines given below to find the slopes of Line 1 and Line 2. Is each pair of lines parallel, perpendicular, or neither?

Line 1: Passes through ( 0 , 6 ) and ( 3 , −24 )

Line 2: Passes through ( −1 , 19 ) and ( 8 , −71 )

Line 1: m = –10 Line 2: m = –10 Parallel

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Line 1: Passes through ( −8 , −55 ) and ( 10 , 89 )

Line 2: Passes through ( 9 , 44 ) and ( 4 , 14 )

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Line 1: Passes through ( 2 , 3 ) and ( 4 , −1 )

Line 2: Passes through ( 6 , 3 ) and ( 8 , 5 )

Line 1: m = –2 Line 2: m = 1 Neither

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Line 1: Passes through ( 1 , 7 ) and ( 5 , 5 )

Line 2: Passes through ( −1 , −3 ) and ( 1 , 1 )

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Line 1: Passes through ( 2 , 5 ) and ( 5 , 1 )

Line 2: Passes through ( −3 , 7 ) and ( 3 , −5 )

Line 1 :   m = 2       Line 2 :   m = 2       Parallel

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For the following exercises, write an equation for the line described.

Write an equation for a line parallel to f ( x ) = 5 x 3 and passing through the point ( 2 , 12 ) .

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Write an equation for a line parallel to g ( x ) = 3 x 1 and passing through the point ( 4 , 9 ) .

y = 3 x 3

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Questions & Answers

Cos45/sec30+cosec30=
dinesh Reply
Cos 45 = 1/ √ 2 sec 30 = 2/√3 cosec 30 = 2. =1/√2 / 2/√3+2 =1/√2/2+2√3/√3 =1/√2*√3/2+2√3 =√3/√2(2+2√3) =√3/2√2+2√6 --------- (1) =√3 (2√6-2√2)/((2√6)+2√2))(2√6-2√2) =2√3(√6-√2)/(2√6)²-(2√2)² =2√3(√6-√2)/24-8 =2√3(√6-√2)/16 =√18-√16/8 =3√2-√6/8 ----------(2)
exercise 1.2 solution b....isnt it lacking
Miiro Reply
I dnt get dis work well
john Reply
what is one-to-one function
Iwori Reply
what is the procedure in solving quadratic equetion at least 6?
Qhadz Reply
Almighty formula or by factorization...or by graphical analysis
Damian
I need to learn this trigonometry from A level.. can anyone help here?
wisdom Reply
yes am hia
Miiro
tanh2x =2tanhx/1+tanh^2x
Gautam Reply
cos(a+b)+cos(a-b)/sin(a+b)-sin(a-b)=cotb ... pls some one should help me with this..thanks in anticipation
favour Reply
f(x)=x/x+2 given g(x)=1+2x/1-x show that gf(x)=1+2x/3
Ken Reply
proof
AUSTINE
sebd me some questions about anything ill solve for yall
Manifoldee Reply
cos(a+b)+cos(a-b)/sin(a+b)-sin(a-b)= cotb
favour
how to solve x²=2x+8 factorization?
Kristof Reply
x=2x+8 x-2x=2x+8-2x x-2x=8 -x=8 -x/-1=8/-1 x=-8 prove: if x=-8 -8=2(-8)+8 -8=-16+8 -8=-8 (PROVEN)
Manifoldee
x=2x+8
Manifoldee
×=2x-8 minus both sides by 2x
Manifoldee
so, x-2x=2x+8-2x
Manifoldee
then cancel out 2x and -2x, cuz 2x-2x is obviously zero
Manifoldee
so it would be like this: x-2x=8
Manifoldee
then we all know that beside the variable is a number (1): (1)x-2x=8
Manifoldee
so we will going to minus that 1-2=-1
Manifoldee
so it would be -x=8
Manifoldee
so next step is to cancel out negative number beside x so we get positive x
Manifoldee
so by doing it you need to divide both side by -1 so it would be like this: (-1x/-1)=(8/-1)
Manifoldee
so -1/-1=1
Manifoldee
so x=-8
Manifoldee
SO THE ANSWER IS X=-8
Manifoldee
so we should prove it
Manifoldee
x=2x+8 x-2x=8 -x=8 x=-8 by mantu from India
mantu
lol i just saw its x²
Manifoldee
x²=2x-8 x²-2x=8 -x²=8 x²=-8 square root(x²)=square root(-8) x=sq. root(-8)
Manifoldee
I mean x²=2x+8 by factorization method
Kristof
I think x=-2 or x=4
Kristof
x= 2x+8 ×=8-2x - 2x + x = 8 - x = 8 both sides divided - 1 -×/-1 = 8/-1 × = - 8 //// from somalia
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can u tell me concepts
Gaurav
Find the possible value of 8.5 using moivre's theorem
Reuben Reply
which of these functions is not uniformly cintinuous on (0, 1)? sinx
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which of these functions is not uniformly continuous on 0,1
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