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Bisecting Line

Find the equation of the line which has a positive slope, and bisects the angle between the lines y = 3x + 2 and y= -
1
2
x -
3
2

NOTE: The given solution provides two significantly different methods for solving this problem.  One method relies on the point-to-line distance formula; the other uses trigonometry.

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