What is the slope of a line perpendicular to #x+2y=7#?
The slope perpendicular to the equation is 2.
First, find the slope of the equation by setting it into slope-intercept form,
Divide both sides by
We know that the slope of a slope-intercept equation is the value multiplied by
Now to find the slope perpendicular to the equation, we find the negative reciprocal, or switching the sign and doing
Therefore, the slope perpendicular to the equation is 2.
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