Find the Slope of a Perpendicular Line y=-4/5x+1

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Rewrite in slope-intercept form.
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The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.
Simplify each term.
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Combine and .
Move to the left of .
Rewrite in slope-intercept form.
Using the slope-intercept form, the slope is .
The equation of a perpendicular line to must have a slope that is the negative reciprocal of the original slope.
Simplify the result.
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Cancel the common factor of and .
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Rewrite as .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
Multiply by .
Multiply .
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Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Find the Slope of a Perpendicular Line y=-4/5x+1
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