# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line #y =(3/4)x-7#?

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May 18, 2017

slope of perpendicular lines are ALWAYS OPPOSITE RECIPROCAL of the original slope

The original slope given is:

The Perpendicular slope is:

Notice how the new slope is the reciprocal of the original slope and is opposite in terms of its sign.