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find the equation of the line that is perpendicular to y=5 and passes through the point (2,3)

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please help, this question is throwing me off because of the "y=5" there is no x? so if you can help please do!

asked Feb 20, 2014 in ALGEBRA 1 by chrisgirl Apprentice

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The line perpendicular to image

Since the line image is parallel to x-axis.

So, any line parallel to y -axis is perpendicular to image, i.e image where c is x intercept.

But here the perpendicular line passes through the point (2, 3)

since x intercept is 1, therefore image.

The line perpendicular to image and passes through the point (2, 3) is image.

answered Apr 10, 2014 by Johncena Apprentice

sorry ! _____ typo mistake ------------>

since the coordinate of x in the point (2, 3) is 2, therefore x = 2.

The line perpendicular to y = 5 and passes through the point (2, 3) is x = 2.

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The line y = 5 is a horizontal line and parallel to x -axis.

We need perpenicular line equation so line equation will be x = k

Find the k value by substituing point (2 , 3)

2 = k

So, th eline equation is x = 2

answered May 13, 2014 by anonymous

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