At about the 3:37 mark, the teacher says 3 times 9 is 24; he should have said 3 times 9 is 27. Thus, the final answer should be y=(3/5)x+12/5.
In this lesson, the instructor demonstrates how to find the equation of a line that is perpendicular and passes through a given point. To do this, the instructor explains that the slope of the new line will be the opposite reciprocal of the slope of the original line. Additionally, the point that the new line passes through must be accounted for in the equation. Using point-slope form, the instructor provides step-by-step instructions for finding the equation, and the transcript shows the process for a sample problem.
Find the equation of a line that is perpendicular and goes through a point
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