find the equation of the line passing through (-3,5) with an undefined slope

## find the equation of the line passing through (-3,5) with an undefined slope

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# 3 Answers

Hi Melissa;

I would just like to add one piece of information to what Michael and Nataliya said.

Slope is defined as the change of y divided by the change of x...

(change of y)/(change of x)

or

(y-y

_{1})/(x-x_{1})A denominator, also known as divisor, can never be zero in any equation. If it is, the equation is characterized as undefined. You requested an equation with an undefined slope, a slope whose value of x does not change. Henceforth, the answer you received
was...

x=-3

Only one figure can be inputted into the denominator. That figure is -3. Henceforth, the equation of (x-x

_{1}) is non-workable, and undefined.There is no change of x-value. Change of x-value is zero.

The only lines with undefined slope are vertical, that is whose equations are of the form x=constant.

Through the point (-3,5) that line is x=-3.

Vertical line has undefined slope.

Thus, the equation will be x = - 3 ,

or for any value of "y" value of "x" is always "- 3"

Thus, the equation will be x = - 3 ,

or for any value of "y" value of "x" is always "- 3"