Slope Formula And Rate Of Change

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Slope Formula And Rate Of Change

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.


Questions and Answers
  • 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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