Posted by Emma on .
May you please help me understand how to do this? Thanks
Give the slope of a line perpendicular to the given line.
1. y=3x+5

Algebra 
bobpursley,
slope of this line is 3.
the slope of the perpendicular is the negative recirpocal, or 1/3 
Algebra 
Emma,
Oh ok I get it. Is there any work to show to get this answer?