# What is the slope of any line perpendicular to the line passing through (-2,32) and (1,5)?

##### 1 Answer
Dec 16, 2015

The slope through the two data points is $m = \frac{32 - 5}{- 2 - 1} = - 9$

#### Explanation:

The line perpendicular has slope $= - \frac{1}{m} = - \frac{1}{- 9} = \frac{1}{9}$

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