# Question #e4d90

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Feb 20, 2017

It's all a matter of understanding the relation between the slopes of these lines. Answers below...

#### Explanation:

Two lines, written in slope-intercept form are parallel if they have the same slope.

So, a line parallel to

A line is perpendicular to another if its slope is the negative reciprocal of the other line.

In this case, the perpendicular line would have a slope of -6, since the given line has slope

It's equation could be