# Understanding Slope What is Slope Understanding Slope What

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Understanding Slope What is Slope?

Understanding Slope What to Expect Pr a e c c i t t ice c a r P e c i t Prac

Understanding Slope is basically how steep a line is. Steep (High) Slope Shallow (Low) Slope

Understanding Slope is basically how steep a line is. Steep Downward Slope High Negative Slope Shallow Downward Slope Low Negative Slope

Understanding Slope is basically how steep a line is. Flat (Zero) Slope Vertical (Undefined) Slope

Understanding Slope We can’t just say one slope is more steep than another, so we give them numbers so we can measure slope. Ha Ha! My slope is bigger than your slope…

Understanding Slope 0. 5 1. 5 Slope of a line is constant. So you can pick any two points on the line How much does it go up? (Rise) How much does it go side to side? (Run) That’s Slope!

Understanding Slope Your Turn! 5 4 Pick any two points on the line How much does it go up? (Rise) How much does it go side to side? (Run) That’s Slope!

Understanding Slope Teaching Time If the line goes down (from left to right) it has a negative slope -2 How much does it go down (Rise)? 2 -1 1 How much does it go side to side (Run)? That’s Slope!

Understanding Slope Extension What if you pick the yellow and green points? How much does it go down (Rise)? -6 6 How much does it go side to side (Run)? That’s Slope!

Understanding Slope What’s the Slope? Pick any two points on the line. How much does it go down (Rise)? How much does it go side to side (Run)? -4 8

Understanding Slope is Rise Over Run Pr ac tic e Practice Pra ctic e e c i t c a r P