# Find the slope perpendicular to y=1/2 x−7

Find the slope perpendicular to $y=\frac{1}{2}x-7$
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Reagan Tanner
$y=\frac{1}{2}x-7$
okay this equation is already in slope intercept form:
y=mx+b where m = slope and b = y-intercept
The formula for a perpendicular slope is $-\frac{1}{m}$
so your slope is $\frac{1}{2}$ applying the formula:
$-\frac{1}{\frac{1}{2}}=-2$