# What is the equation of the line perpendicular to #y=-23x # that passes through # (-1,-6) #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 27, 2015

The slope of a perpendicular line is always the negative reciprocal of the other line's slope.

#### Explanation:

If the slope of y = -23x is -23, the slope of the perpendicular line is

y - (-6) =

y =

y =

y =

Hopefully you understand now!