# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line # y = 6x + 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 24, 2016

The slope of a perpendicular line will be

#### Explanation:

Let the slope of a line be called

The slope of a line perpendicular to this first line will be

The line in this problem is in the slope intercept form:

Where

Therefore, a line perpendicular to the line

will have a slope of: