# What is the slope of any line perpendicular to the line passing through #(2,2)# and #(3,-5)#?

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Mar 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

Denoting

and

The slope of the line is the rise (difference between

Denoting the slope by

that is

The slope of a line perpendicular to some other line is the negative reciprocal.

Denoting the required slope by