# What is the slope of a line parallel to y=-4x+7?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 24, 2016

The slope will be

#### Explanation:

Your equation is in the Slope-Intercept form:

where

The parallel must have the same slope, i.e.,

Jun 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

This equation is in the form

The gradient is -4.

Perpendicular gradients are negative reciprocals of each other.

The negative reciprocal of -4 is

This is the required gradient.

Check: