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Finding Slope Using Two Points

Finding Slope Using Two Points

Author: JD Aaron

Find the slope (m) when given two points on a line.

This section is to learn how to find the slope of a linear function when given two points on a line. It also shows how to identify slope as a rate of change. The slope formula is identified in the video as m= change in y/change in x also known as m= y2-y1/x2-x1. This formula is called the slope formula where given two points (x1,y1) (x2,y2) you can substitute the coordinates into the slope formula to find the slope between those two points.

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4.4 Notes

This is the notes used out of the notetaking guide for section 4.4 Slope as a Rate of Change.


Source: McDougal Littell

Slope as a Rate of Change

This video helps you to learn how slope is a rate of change and how to calculate them given a graph and/or two points.


4.4 Workbook

This is the workbook page that is used for practice.


Source: McDougal Littell