# How do you find the slope of a line perpendicular to #5y - 6x = 0#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 16, 2016

The gradient of the perpendicular to

#### Explanation:

First write your equation in the form

In this form m is the gradient of the line and c is the y intercept.

The gradient to the perpendicular is the reciprocal of that of the line and the negative

So the gradient of the line is