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# Find The Equation Of The Straight Line Which Passes Through The Point (2, –3) And Is   1. Parallel To The X-axis 2. Perpendicular To The X-axis

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Correct option is

–3, 2

1. Let equation of any line parallel to x-axis is

y = b                              … (i)

Since it passes through the point (2, –3).

Putting y = –3 in (i) then

b = –3

Hence required equation of the line is y = –3.

2. Let equation of any line perpendicular to x-axis = Equation of any line parallel to y-axis is

x = a                              … (ii)

Since it passes through the point (2, –3) putting x = 2 in (i)

Then  2 = a   ⇒   a = 2

Hence the required equation of the line,

x = 2.

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