The EzyEducation website uses cookies to help ensure we give you the best experience.
If you continue without changing your settings, we assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the EzyEducation website.
Please refer to our Privacy and Cookies Statement to

find out more.

Continue

Countdown to Exams - Day 48 - Midpoints, Parallel lines and Perpendicular lines

Countdown to Exams - Day 48 - Midpoints, Parallel lines and Perpendicular lines

In today's blog, we take a look at Midpoints, Parallel lines and Perpendicular lines. We take a look at finding the midpoint between two coordinate points by taking the average of the x values and an average of the y values. We then take a look at parallel lines (two or more lines that always remain the same distance apart) and establish that parallel lines share the same gradient but will have a different y-intercept.

Finally, we finish off with perpendicular lines (two lines intersect to create a right angle) and establish that the gradients of perpendicular lines are negative reciprocals of each other (their products = -1)

Continue reading
  2422 Hits
  0 Comments
Forgot your password?