Intro to Slope

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learn about slope and how to calculate it using various methods such as rise over run and the formula y2-y1/x2-x1. We also learn about the slope of horizontal and vertical lines, which have a slope of 0 and undefined, respectively. Through several examples, we see how to find the slope of a line between two points and how to interpret positive and negative slopes.

Lesson Description:

An introduction to slope. What slope means, how to find the slope of a line, and how to find slope between two points. Several examples are included.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is slope?
  • How do you find the slope of a line?
  • How do you find slope between two points?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    If you're looking for a basic introduction to slope and how to find the slope of a line, this is it. Some great resources will help you independently discover more ideas about slope. Great lesson for a beginning Algebra student.
  • defpotec2385

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    Good lesson that covers all of the basics.
  • gcduhart

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    This actually helps!
  • iceking6

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
  • hippiechik18

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    very helpful thanks!
  • starshell

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    covers basic went at good pace