What is the slope of the line perpendicular to  y=5/12x-2 ?

Jan 3, 2016

$- \frac{12}{5}$
The slope of $y = \frac{5}{12} x - 2$ is $\frac{5}{12}$.
The opposite reciprocal of $\frac{5}{12}$ is $- \frac{1}{\frac{5}{12}} = - \frac{12}{5}$.