# Slope

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**PHSMorganDavis**

Last updated 7 years ago

** Discipline: **

Math ** Subject: **

Algebra I
** Grade:**

9

Points: (3,2) and (7,10)Workout: (3,2) (7,10)m=10-2/7-3m=8/4m=2

Slope By: Morgan Davis

Slopethe slope or gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line. Slope is often denoted by the letter m. The direction of a line is either increasing, decreasing, horizontal or vertical. A line is increasing if it goes up from left to right.

m=2b=-4y=2x-4

Positive Slope

Negative Slope

Chosen point: (3,2)Plug in: (3x,2y)y=mx+b2=2(3)+b2=6+b-6-6-4=b

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