Graphing 10 - Finding slope from a graph

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Lesson Description:

This is a continuation of the ideas presented in part 9, and continues to cover the basic idea of slope, what it means, and how you can determine the slope by looking at a graph. More examples are included. This is part 10 of a series of videos about graphing lines.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you compute the exact slope of a line that is graphed by using rise/run?
  • How do you know if the slope of a line will be positive or negative?
  • Does it matter which two points you use and which one you start at when finding slope?
  • How do you find the slope of a horizontal line from a graph using rise/run?
  • How do you find the slope of a vertical line from a graph using rise/run?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video shows more examples of finding the slope of a line by picking two points from the line and using the formula rise/run. All steps for finding the slope are explained. This is great practice for finding slope.