# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line #y=1/3x+6#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 29, 2016

Slope:

#### Explanation:

If a line has a slope of

then any line perpendicular to it has a slope of

Equations in the form:

are in "slope-intercept form" with a slope of

The given equation:

is in this "slope-intercept form" with a slope of

Any line perpendicular to it has a slope of