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Finding Slope

Today we will be learning about slope. We will learn how to find slope given two points.

Slope = Change in y/ Change in x 


Example:   Find the slope given the two points (-2,1) and (0,4).

How do you go from 1 to 4? Add 3.

Put that over, how you get from -2 to 0. Add 2.

+3/+2 = 3/2


All VERTICAL lines have an UNDEFINED slope!

All HORIZONTAL lines have a slope of ZERO!

Finding the Slope of a Line

Video by Davitily


Mr. T's Math Videos


More Practice

If you would like more practice, try numbers 1-16. The answers are at the bottom of the Kuta Software pdf.


Answer the following questions after watching the videos.

Don't forget that you can always replay the videos.


If you have any questions, please write them down and bring them to class.


If you do not have any questions, please write down a question that you could answer using what you learned from these videos.