Graphing 9 - Intro to slope

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Lesson Description:

This covers the concept of slope, what it means and how to find the slope of a line by looking at its graph. This is part 9 of a series of videos about graphing lines.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you find the slope of a line?
  • What is the definition of slope?
  • How do you know if the slope of a line will be positive or negative?
  • What is the slope of a vertical line?
  • What is the slope of a horizontal line?
  • When is the slope of a line undefined?
  • When is the slope of a line zero?
  • What is a cheer or song that helps you remember whether the slope of a line will be positive, negative, zero, or undefined?
  • How do you use rise / run to compute the exact slope of a line that is graphed?
  • Does it matter which two points you pick to find the slope of a line?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson introduces the idea of slope and explains how to find the slope of a line. Positive, negative, zero, and undefined slopes are shown in this lesson. The slope of a line is also computed using rise / run.
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    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    this was great im finally get it