# What is the slope of the line perpendicular to # y=-2 X+3 #?

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#### Answer:

The slope of the perpendicular line is

#### Explanation:

To find the slope of a line perpendicular to a given line, find the slope of the given line.

The slope of

The slope is the coefficient of

To find the perpendicular slope, simply take the negative reciprocal of the given slope and change the sign. Our given slope was

Note that the perpendicular slope is positive, and the given slope was negative.