# How do you find the slope that is perpendicular to the line #2x-7y= -12#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 9, 2017

The slope of the perpendicular line is

#### Explanation:

Given:

First put the equation in slope-intercept form

Add

Divide everything by

The slope of the given line is

The slope of the perpendicular line is the negative reciprocal of the given line: