# How do you find the slope of a line perpendicular to #y=(-x/5)-7#?

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May 26, 2015

If a given line has a slope of

then any line perpendicular to the given line has a slope of

can be re-expressed as

which is the slope-intercept form for a line

with slope of

The slope of any line perpendicular to this would be