State whether the given statement is true or false:
The slope of the line perpendicular to 5x+3y+1=0 is 45.
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The correct option is B False Two lines are perpendicular only when the product of their slopes m1.m2=−1. To find the slope m1 of first line 5x+3y+1=0, we need to rewrite in the standard form y=mx+c y=−53x−13 and we have m1=−53 Hence, the slope of the other line is 35.