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Finding the Slope When Given 2 Points

Finding the Slope When Given 2 Points

Author: Cecil McIntosh

The objective of this packet is to familiarize the user with finding the slope of a line when given two points on the line. The user should learn and be able to use the slope equation, and be comfortable using it to solve word problems related to slope or rate of change.

I take the user through a number of examples of using the slope equation to determine the slope of a line when given two points on the line, and also apply the slope equation to some real world examples.

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