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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 -

    slope of this line is 3.

    the slope of the perpendicular is the negative recirpocal, or -1/3

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    Oh ok I get it. Is there any work to show to get this answer?

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