# How do you find slope of a line perpendicular to 2x-y=16?

Jul 30, 2015

Find slope of the line perpendicular to 2x - y = 16

#### Explanation:

y = 2x - 16.
The slope of this line y is ( 2). The slope of the line perpendicular to line y is $\left(- \frac{1}{2}\right)$. The product of their slopes must be (-1)