Online College Courses for Credit

3 Tutorials that teach Introduction to Slope
Take your pick:
Introduction to Slope

Introduction to Slope

Author: Anthony Varela

This lesson provides an introduction to slope.

See More

Try Our College Algebra Course. For FREE.

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to many different colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

286 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 26 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Terms to Know
Parallel Lines

lines that never intersect; they have identical slopes

Perpendicular Lines

lines that intersect at a right angle; they have opposite reciprocal slopes


the steepness of a line; found by dividing the change in y-coordinates by the change in x-coordinates from any two points on a line

Formulas to Know

m equals fraction numerator y subscript 2 minus y subscript 1 over denominator x subscript 2 minus x subscript 1 end fraction