# SOLUTION: What is the slope of a line perpendicular to the line with equation 5x-y=7?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 205676: What is the slope of a line perpendicular to the line with equation 5x-y=7?Found 2 solutions by stanbon, jojo14344:Answer by stanbon(60778)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What is the slope of a line perpendicular to the line with equation 5x-y=7? The given line has slope = 5 ---- Any line perpendicular to it must have slope = -1/5 ======================================================= Cheers, Stan H. Answer by jojo14344(1513)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Given Line, Via Slope-Intercept Form, , where , *Remember, for perpendicular lines, Slope, equals negative reciprocal of slope, ---> , Answer Thank you, Jojo