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Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines: A Perpendicular Fork in the Road True or False

1. Which of the following is NOT an example of perpendicular lines? -> The dashed lines separating lanes
2. How are perpendicular lines marked in figures? -> Matching tick marks are used to indicate perpendicular lines
3. Which of the following is NOT true? -> Perpendicular lines have negative reciprocal slopes
4. What is the equation of a line perpendicular to y = -⅓x + 7? -> y = 3x + 7
5. Line q goes through points (1, 3) and (0, 7). Line p is perpendicular to q and passes through point (8, 2). What is the equation for line p? -> y = ¼x
6. Line r is parallel to another line with equation y = 3x + 1. A line with which of the following equations would be perpendicular to r? -> y = -⅓x + 1
7. Line j is perpendicular to line k. Line k is parallel to line l. Which of the following is true? -> Line j is parallel to line l
8. Which of the following is NOT true about right angles? -> Right angles are always 90° in measure
9. What is the value of x?

-> 29

10. What are the values of x and y?

-> x = -10, y = 9


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