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Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Author: Craig Nelson

To explain what parallel and perpendicular lines are and how to find the equation for lines based on certain specifications.

A visual explanation of what parallel and perpendicular lines are and how to find their slopes.

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Words To Know

• Parallel - Two lines that have the same slope and never intersect.

• Perpendicular - Two lines that intersect at right angles and their slopes have a product of -1.

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

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