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Parallel and Perpendicular
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Try the following problems:  

1.

.  If the slope of l1 is 
and the slope of l2  is ,
find the value of x.  
 

 

 

 

2.

Is the equation y = 3x + 2 parallel
to 2y + 3x = 3?  Explain.
 

 

 

 

3.

.  If the slope of l1 is 
and the slope of l2  is ,
find the value of x.  
 

 

 

 

4.

Find the slope of a line parallel to a line whose slope is  . 

 

 

 

5.

Find the slope of the line perpendicular to a line whose slope is  .  
 

 

 

 

6..

Find the slope of a line parallel to the line whose equation is 3y + 2x = 6.  
 

 

 

 

7.

Find the slope of a line perpendicular to the line whose equation is 3y + 2x = 6.   

 

 

 

8.

Find the equation of the line parallel to the line whose equation is y = -3x + 5 and whose y-intercept is -5.

 

 

 

9.

Find the equation of the line perpendicular to the line whose equation is 2y - 4x = 7 and whose y-intercept is +5.  
 

 

 

 

10.

Find the equation of the line perpendicular to the line whose equation is 2y - 4x = 7 and which passes through the point (1,2).  
 

 

 


 
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