# Slope Formula And Rate Of Change

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 226  Settings  Otherwise known as gradient, the slope is a graphical method of calculating the direction and steepness of a line. Through it, different mathematical concepts are achieved. Find out what you know about slope formula and the rate of change below.

• 1.
What is the best description of the slope of a horizontal line?
• A.

It is positive

• B.

It is negative

• C.

It is 0

• D.

It is undefined

• 2.
What is the best description of the slope of a vertical line
• A.

It is positive

• B.

It is negative

• C.

It is 0

• D.

It is undefined

• 3.
What is the best description of the slope of the line shown in the graph?
• A.

It is positive.

• B.

It is negative

• C.

It is 0

• D.

It is undefined

• 4.
Find the slope of the line that passes through the pair of points. ( -2, 1 )   ( -5, 1 )
• A.

Undefined

• B.

0

• C.
• D.
• 5.
Find the slope of the line that passes through the pair of points. (–3, –2), (5, 4)
• A.
• B.
• C.
• D.

• 6.
What is the slope of the line?
• A.

-1

• B.

-2

• C.

2

• D.

-3

• 7.
What is the slope of the line?  (The points shown are (4,4) (6,7) (8,10). Remember: you only need 2 points to make a line! )
• A.

-3/2

• B.

3

• C.

2/3

• D.

3/2

• 8.
What is the y-intercept of the line y = -3x - 7?  (*remember in class we started by changing the y= to standard form then looked for the intercepts using the cover up method.)
• A.

3

• B.

7

• C.

-7

• D.

-3

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