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are the graphs 8x+3y=6 and 8x-3y=6 perpendicular

are the graphs 8x+3y=6 and 8x-3y=6 perpendicular

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are the graphs 8x+3y=6 and 8x-3y=6 perpendicular

are the graphs 8x+3y=6 and 8x-3y=6 perpendicular

Answer

Lines are perpendicular if the slope of one is the negative reciprocal of the other.
In this case the slopes are -8/3 and 8/3, so while negative they are not reciprocal.
So no, the two lines intersect but are not perpendicular.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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