# How do you find the slope perpendicular to #5x+2y=10#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2018

The slope of the perpendicular line is

#### Explanation:

Given -

#5x+2y=10#

Slope of the given line is

Two lines are perpendicular when

Then

#m_2=-1/m_1=-1-:-5/2=-1xx-2/5=2/5#

#m_2=2/5#