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.