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Introduction to Slope

Introduction to Slope

Author: Anthony Varela
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This lesson provides an introduction to slope.

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Notes on "Introduction to Slope"

 

Key Formulas

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

 

Key Terms

Slope

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. 

Parallel lines

Lines that never intersect; they have identical slopes

Perpendicular lines

Lines that intersect that a right angle; they have opposite reciprocal slopes