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anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to 5x+8y=16 plz help!
anonymous
 4 years ago
what is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to 5x+8y=16 plz help!

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The slope of the line 5x+8y=16 is 5/8. The slope of the perpendicular is the negative reciprocal so tip 5/8 upside down and change it to its opposite. So the slope of the perpendicular is 8/5
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