How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line 2y = -6x + 8?

Aug 7, 2016

$= \frac{1}{3}$

Explanation:

$y = m x + c$ where $m$ is the slope
And Slope of the line that is perpedicular is $- \frac{1}{m}$
$2 y = - 6 x + 8$
or
$y = - \frac{6 x}{2} + \frac{8}{2}$
or
$y = - 3 x + 4$
Slope $= - 3$
And Slope of the line that is perpedicular is $= \frac{1}{3}$