Parallel & Perpendicular Lines

50 Minute Class, Algebra 1, Curriculum

Learning Goal: Understand how to write equations for parallel and perpendicular lines when given a point and a line.


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Standards:

  • Common Core
    • HSG.GPE.B.5 – Prove the slope criteria for parallel and perpendicular lines and use them to solve geometric problems (e.g., find the equation of a line parallel or perpendicular to a given line that passes through a given point).
  • TEKS
    • A.2(E) – write the equation of a line that contains a given point and is parallel to a given line
    • A.2(F) – write the equation of a line that contains a given point and is perpendicular to a given line