# What is the slope of any line perpendicular to the line passing through #(8,12)# and #(5,-2)#?

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Feb 16, 2016

The slope

#### Explanation:

Consider the points :

The slope joining the pair of points is calculated as :

The product of slopes of two lines perpendicular to each other is

Hence slope of line perpendicular to the line passing through