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Q: Is an undefined slope and a slope of 0 parallel?

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Well since the lines are parallel they would have the same slope. And the slope of any horizontal line is 0. The slope of a vertical line is undefined.

The slope is undefined.

Sounds reasonable. If the lines are parallel, then their slopes are equal.

A vertical line has an undefined slope. For the line to be parallel to a vertical line, the slopes would have to be the same. Therefore, the line parallel to a vertical line also has an undefined slope.

No, the slope of a horizontal line is 0. The slope of a vertical line is undefined.

The slope is undefined.

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It's called an ORDINATE. when there is a straight line 100% parallel to the x axis, it's slope is 0. If a line is parallel to the y axis, its slope is undefined, or infinite.

If the original slope is 0, then the opposite reciprocal of 0 is still 0. Oops! Reciprocal of 0 (n/0) is undefined! A vertical line has undefined slope, the horizontal line has slope of 0.

A slope is 0 if it is a straight horizontal line. A slope is undefined if it is a straight vertical line.

Any vertical line is parallel to the y-axis in a co-ordinate plane.Therefore the angle of inclination is equal to 90 degrees.According to the formula , slope of a line = tanΘΘ = 90.Therefore slope = tan 90= sq.rt of {0/(4-4)}= sq.rt of 0/0= 0/0= undefined.

The slope of a vertical line is undefined. Horizontal slope is 0.

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