If two lines have slopes \(m\) and \(n\) , respectively, are they perpendicular?
I have an issue in OE when explaining the statement 2. From OE shown below one can still answer the question that whether m & n are perpendicular.
I think in OE there should be two examples. First an example of two lines \(y= x+10\) & \(y=-x+10\), here you can see that the lines are parallel as the product of their slope is \(-1\). In second example we can quote \(y=10x\) & \(y=-10x\). Now its make more sense that statement 2 is insufficient.
Statement (2) by itself is insufficient. We only know that the lines have reciprocal slopes. For example line \(y=10x\) and \(y=-10x\) , are mirror reflections of each other on the x axis, but not perpendicular.
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