# What is the slope perpendicular to the line -6x -8y = 8?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

We have:

# -6x -8y = 8 #

We put this into standard form

# 8y = -6x- 8 #

# :. 4y = -3x- 4 #

# :. y = -3/4x- 1 #

So the slope of the given line is

And, the slope of a perpendicular line is:

# m_p = -1/m = 4/3 #