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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
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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 will use to find the slope of specific lines
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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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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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

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