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How to Find the Slope with the Slope Formula

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How to Find the Slope with the Slope Formula
Slope Formula

Slope Formula

Jennifer Ledwith

Slope measures the steepness or flatness of a linear function.

Examples of Slope in Real Life

  • Driving 60 miles per hour
  • Spending $400 per month on an electricity bill
  • Selling $500 of food and beverages per square foot at a restaurant
  • Earning $8 per share

Different Tools for Calculating Slope

  • Graphs
  • Equations
  • Slope Formula

This article focuses on using the slope formula to calculate the rise and run of a linear function.

 

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