# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line #4x-2y=10#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 2, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is now in the form

It gives the slope and the y-intercept immediately

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Recall: **Slopes which are perpendicular are negative reciprocals of each other. Their product is -1.**

Here are some examples:

In general if one slope is

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In

The slope perpendicular to 2 is

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