# What is the slope of any line perpendicular to the line passing through #(8,-6)# and #(-7,1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2015

For a line to be perpendicular to a given line their slopes have to multiply to give a result of

#### Explanation:

So we first get the slope of the line:

(btw:

Now the perpendicular line will have a slope of: