# How do you find the slope perpendicular to #y=3+2 (x-1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 7, 2016

Using the general line equation, y = mx + b you put the equation into that form to find the slope, m. Any equation with the inverse slope is perpendicular by definition.

#### Explanation:

y=3+2(x−1)

y = 3 + 2x – 2

y = 2x + 1

The inverse slope is perpendicular to this line.