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In order to find a line that is perpendicular to y = 6x - 2, you need to take the negative reciprocal of the gradient.

The gradient of this graph is 6 as you know that all straight line graphs are in the form y = mx + c where m is the number in front of x and stands for gradient.

So, we take the negative reciprocal of 6.

If you take the reciprocal of 6, it is 1/6

If you then take the negative of it, it is -1/6

This -1/6 is the gradient of the line that will be perpendicular to the line y = 6x -2.

Therefore the line that will be perpendicular to it will be y = -1/6x + c where c can be any number.

Hope that helps.

Jamz159

Q: What is perpendicular to y equals 6x plus -2?

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6x + 2 = 6 6x = 4 x = 2/3

6x+7 = -56x = -12x = -2

The quadratic expression x2+6x+8 when factorised equals (x+2)(x+4)

9x + 3 - 6x - 2 = 3x + 1

If you mean: y = 6x+2 then its perpendicular line is -1/6.

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6x+7 = -56x = -12x = -2

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