# Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form & More

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### What is the slope in this equation? y = 2x - 1

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### 2. We have a line with a slope of 5. What is the slope of a line that is parallel to our line?

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Now that you've learned about what the slope pertains to on a line, this quiz will have you recognize what the slope is in certain equations and lines.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your knowledge of the slope of a line in the following ways:

• Recognize the slope in a point-slope form equation
• Determine the slope in a slope-interception form equation
• Calculate the slope of a line parallel to a given line
• Solve the slope of a line perpendicular to a given line
• Recognize what represents the slope in the slope-interception form

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information in the lesson on the slope of a line
• Problem solving - use this information to find the slope in an equation
• Knowledge application - use the information learned about slopes to successfully answer questions about the slope on a line