Algebra I: Determine if two lines are perpendicular to each other
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In this part of the lesson you'll learn how to determine if two lines are perpendicular by looking at their equations. Perpendicular lines are lines that intersect at right angles and the product of their slopes is equal to -1. If two lines are represented by equations y1 = m1x1 + c and y2 = m2x2 + c, then m1 and m2 represent their slopes, and if the two lines are perpendicular then m1m2 = -1. For example, 3y + 2x = 4 and 6x - 4y = -5 are perpendicular lines.
Few properties of perpendicular lines are :
   two lines cross and all four angles are equal.
   the adjacent angles total 180.
<h2> Determine if two lines are perpendicular to each other - Watch video (Algebra I)</h2> <p> equation, perpendicular lines, intersect, line, same, determine, find, slope, equation of a line, relationship, plane, two line, algebra help, online math, equal, homework, practice questions, solution</p> <p> If two lines y1 = m1x1 + c and y2 = m2x2 + c, then m1 and m2 represent their slopes, and if the two lines are perpendicular then m1m2 = 1.</p>
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