# How do you find the slope of the line parallel and perpendicular to y=-3x+5?

Jan 5, 2018

$- 3 , \frac{1}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Slope of the line $y = - 3 x + 5 = m = - 3$.

Slope of the line parallel to the given line $= m = - 3$.

Slope of the line perpendicular to the given line $= - \frac{1}{m} = \frac{1}{3}$.