# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line #y = (-4/5)x + 1#?

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Aug 2, 2016

**The slope of the perpendicular line is**

#### Explanation:

Here the slope of the line is

Aug 2, 2016

#### Explanation:

Consider the standard form equation of:

where

A line perpendicular to this has the gradient

In your equation

So