# If y=mx+b is the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y=5x-2, what is the value of m

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 04:45 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 04:45 PM

**Answer:**

The value of m is .

**Step-by-step explanation:**

As given

If y=mx+b is the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y=5x-2 .

**By using the property **

Line perpendicular to another line has a slope that is the negative reciprocal of the slope of the other line.

Thus

Therefore the value of m is .

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