1.2 Lines in the Plane
By the end of your studying, you should know:
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ExamplesLet L1 be the line ax + by = c, where a, b, and c are constants. What is the equation of the line perpendicular to L1, passing through the point (0, c)?
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ExercisesSee Exercises for 1.2 Lines in the Plane (PDF).
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Resources on the WebInformation on Newton
Biographical data from St. Andrew's University's Web site
Excerpt from W.W. Rouse Ball's "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics"
Plane Division by Lines
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