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Q: What is the slope of a line which is perpendicular to the line that has an equation of y equals x plus 13?

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4x+5y = 7 5y = -4x+7 y = -4/5x+7/5 in slope intercept form So the slope of the perpendicular line is plus 5/4

what is the slope of the line that has the equation 4x+2y=12?

Equation of given line: 3x + y = 15 or y = -3x + 15 Slope of given line = coefficient of x = -3 Slope of perperndicular = -1/(slope of given line) = -1 / (-3) = 1/3

Slope of a line = m slope of perpendicular line = -1/m

The slope of a line perpendicular to one with a slope of m is -1/m.

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4y= -3x + 12 y = -3/4x + 3 The perpendicular slope is 4/3