# Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to a slope of -1/6

Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to a slope of -1/6
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Miah Scott
If two straight lines have slopes ${m}_{1}$ and ${m}_{2}$ respectively, then the lines are perpendicular to eachother if ${m}_{2}=-\frac{1}{{m}_{1}}$
In this example: ${m}_{1}=-\frac{1}{6}$
Hence ${m}_{2}=-\frac{1}{-\frac{1}{6}}=6$