# What is the formula to calculate slope?

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### 2 Answers

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.

:)

slope= rise/run

slope= change in y/change in x

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

Hope this helps.

Aloha,

Baird