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What is the formula to calculate slope?

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kelseylinville | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 28, 2012 at 11:17 PM via web

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What is the formula to calculate slope?

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swedman | High School Teacher | eNoter

Posted November 29, 2012 at 7:31 AM (Answer #1)

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slope= rise/run

slope= change in y/change in x

slope=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

 

Hope this helps.

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mariloucortez | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 14, 2012 at 8:43 PM (Answer #2)

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when you were given a graph, you can use

slope = rise/run or change in y/change in x

 

and when you were given by 2 points you can use the 3rd formula.

 

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