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Q: If one line has a slope of then the slope of a line parallel to it would be?

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The slope of line AB will be 1/2. Two parallel lines will always have the same slope, so if you know the slope of one line that is parallel to another, you know the other line's slope.

since one parallel lines is perpendicular to another line, the other parallel line is perpendicular to the line as well. so the two would not be parallel, only the original two.

The slope of a line perpendicular to one with a slope of m is -1/m.

If two lines are parallel, they have the same slope.(And if they are perpendicular, the product of their slopes is minus one - unless one line is horizontal and the other vertical.)

Although all lines have the relationship that defines slope, one can argue that not all lines do have one. The exception would be vertical lines. Slope is defined as the vertical rate of change divided by the horizontal rate of change. In the case of a vertical line, there is no horizontal rate of change, and calculating slope would cause division by zero. The closest you could come to expressing the slope of a vertical line would be ∞

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If two lines are parallel and one has a slope of 1.3, what is the slope of the other line?

If they are parallel then the slope of the other line is also 7

The slope of line AB will be 1/2. Two parallel lines will always have the same slope, so if you know the slope of one line that is parallel to another, you know the other line's slope.

If two lines are parallel, then they will both have the same slope.

If you mean: 4x-2y = -3 then the slope of the line parallel to it will also have a slope of 2 but with a different y intercept

The graph of [ y = 4x + 2 ] is a straight line with a slope of 4.Any line with a slope of 4 is parallel to that one, and any line parallel to that one has a slope of 4.

The slope of any parallel lines is always the same. Parallel means they are co-planar which means lie in the same plane, and never intersect. In order for the lines to not intersect you would need the same slope. In this case the answer is -2/3.

If you mean: 4x-2y = -3 then in its slope-intercept form it is y = 2x+1.5 and the slope of the line parallel to it will also be 2 but with a different y intercept

No, you need either two points, one point and a slope, one point and a y-intercept, or a y-intercept an a slope. You can also write the equation of a line with an equation of another line but you would have to know if it is parallel or perpendicular.

Any line that is parallel to another line will have the same slope. So if line AB's slope is zero and line CD is parallel to AB, then its slope will also be zero. The slope of line CD, when perpendicular to AB, will be infinity. If line AB has a slope of zero that means its just a horizontal line passing some point on the y-axis. A line that is perpendicualr to this one will pass through some point on the x-axis and therefore have an infinite slope.

The graph of [ x = 1 ] is a straight vertical line, parallel to the y-axis and one unit to the right of it. According to all the normal processes of naming the slope of a line on a graph, you would say that the slope of this line is "infinity", but the official way to say it is that the slope is "undefined".

Minus one half, (-1/2).

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