Vocabulary

Types of slope

From a graph

From a table

From two points

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Define slope in 3 words

rise over run

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A line that decreases as you move left to right has this kind of slope.

Negative slope

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-3/4

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3/1=3

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A line passes through the points (0,-2) and (3,4) what is the slope?

6/3 = 2/1 = 2

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What is the Y-intercept?

Where the line crosses the Y-axis

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a horizontal line has this kind of slope

zero

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1

1

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-2/3

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A line passes through the points (2,4) and (5,7) what is the slope?

3/3 = 1

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What letter represents slope?

m

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a line that increases as you move left to right has this kind of slope.

Positive Slope

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3/4

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4/1 = 4

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A line passes through the points (7,-2) and (-5,-2) what is the slope?

Zero

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What letter represents Y-intercept?

b

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A vertical line has this kind of slope.

Undefined

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4/2 = 2

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4/2 = 2/1 = 2

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A line passes through the points (-2,-1) and (4,3) what is the slope?

4/6 = 2/3

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Write the equation for slope intercept form.

y=mx+b

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Undefined

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ZERO!

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7/5

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A line passes through the points (8,5) and (8,-7) what is the slope?

Undefined

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