# What is the slope of a line that is perpendicular to V(3, 2), W(8, 5)?

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Apr 2, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The formula for find the slope of a line is:

Where

Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives:

Let's call the slope of a perpendicular line:

The slope of a line perpendicular to a line with slope

Substituting the slope for the line in the problem gives: