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Unformatted text preview: Then m is the slope of the line and (0,b) is the y-intercept of the line. Examples: Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line 2x 4y = 8 Find the slope of the line x = -2 Find the slope of the line y = 7 The slope of any vertical line is undefined The slope of any horizontal line is 0. Summary: Positive slope Negative slope Undefined slope Zero slope For a line with positive slope m, as m increases, the line becomes steeper....
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course MTH 110 taught by Professor Helenius during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Spring '08