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# slopeOpt - In order to use that formula we need to know or...

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Slope of a Line Slope basically describes the steepness of a line 100’s of free ppt’s from www.pptpoint.com library

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If a line goes up from left to right, then the slope has to be positive Conversely, if a line goes down from left to right, then the slope has to be negative
Definitions of Slope Slope is simply the change in the vertical distance over the change in the horizontal distance 1 2 1 2 x x y y x y run rise m slope - - = = = =

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1 2 1 2 x x y y m - - = The formula above is the one which we

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Unformatted text preview: In order to use that formula we need to know, or be able to find 2 points on the line If a line is in the form Ax + By = C , we can use the following formula to find the slope: B A m-= Examples ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 3 1 6 2 1 5 4 6 6 , 5 , 4 , 1 = =---=-m m 3 2 5 3 2-= = + m y x Horizontal lines have a slope of zero while vertical lines have no slope Horizontal Vertical m = 0 m = no slope...
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