# Tutor profile: Maggie P.

Maggie P.

Aerospace Engineer turned High School Math Teacher

## Questions

### Subject: Pre-Calculus

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Question:

What is the inverse of y = 8x - 5?

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Answer:

The inverse is found by flipping x and y and solving for y. This would give you x = 8y - 5, so y = (x+5)/8.

### Subject: Calculus

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Question:

What is the value of the integral of 5x -1 from 5 to 5.

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Answer:

Any integral from one number to the same number is 0 because it just represents the area under the curve.

### Subject: Algebra

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Question:

What is the slope of the line perpendicular to y = 3x + 5?

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Answer:

The perpendicular slope is the opposite reciprocal, so it would be -1/3.

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