# Perpendicular Slope: Definition & Examples

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### What is the slope of the line through the points (3, 7) and (-4, 8)?

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### 2. What is the slope of the line that is perpendicular to the line with slope -7 / 8?

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Using this quiz and worksheet, discover how well you can apply the rules of perpendicular slopes. Demonstrate your ability to solve for general and perpendicular slope, given a set of points or one slope.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself with questions that cover:

• Finding the slope of a line when you are given two coordinate points
• The angle that must exist between two lines in order to call them perpendicular
• Solving for a perpendicular slope when you know the slope of any line

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - solve practice problems asking you to find slope and perpendicular slope
• Information recall - know the angle relationship between perpendicular lines
• Knowledge application - use your ability to solve slope problems to figure out if lines are perpendicular

In the lesson called Perpendicular Slope: Definition & Examples, you can review the following objectives:

• Review what perpendicular lines are
• See graphic examples of perpendicular lines
• Renew your understanding of the concept of slope
• Learn the formula for finding slope using points or a linear equation
• Use slope to graph a line
• Find out how to determine the slope of a perpendicular line given two points
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