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Re: geometry termsThanks so much. I know it was a simple question, especially after viewing all the complex ones on the forum. But, it's little things like that that are kind of skipped over, but become cummulative with other problem areas. A recent example was a quiz I found on Roman Numerals. You could know the meaning of them, but you would have to be instructed how to represent 9. #4 20121108 18:30:43
Re: geometry termsHi warparty;
There are no simple questions or I have missed them. Welcome to the forum. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20121109 09:16:27
Re: geometry termsOh, didn't realize you were a new member. Your question already seems answered, so I just have one thing to say. Life isn’t a simple Math: there are always other variables. [unknown] But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature ever seeks an end. Aristotle #6 20121116 16:09:38
Re: geometry termshi..this is my first message...please help me answer this problem ... #7 20121116 18:29:44
Re: geometry termsHi angie38; solve for y The slope of this line is 2 / 3. For a line to be perpendicular to this one its slope must be a negative reciprocal. So therefore the slope of the new line is (3 / 2). The general form of the line you want is: since we know the slope m You should be able to solve for b and get the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the given one and passes through the point (2,2). In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 