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Slope of

a Line

What is Slope?

Slope is the measure of how much a line inclines.

**Created by**

Spencer Walcutt

How do you find the slope of a line?

All you have to do is follow a few simple steps.

First, we start with a graph.

**Thank you!**

distance (ft)

time (seconds)

This is the formula for slope.

m = y/x

slope

y-axis

x-axis

That means that you get the value of the y-axis and divide it by the value of the x-axis to get the slope.

Which means this,

Has a slope of

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Stan just finished climbing a rock wall with the slope shown below.

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Joel needed to build a ramp for a project. The ramp has to be 30ft long, how high does the ramp have to be to have a slope of 1/6.

What is the slope of the rock wall?

Lets do some problems!

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Definitions and

Problems

Ian Linder-Sheldon

Design

Logan Gottlieb

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