What is Slope? - Definition & Formulas


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1. If the change in height is 3 meters up and the change in width (horizontal location) is 6 meters to the left (the negative direction), what is the slope?

2. What is the slope of the line segment between the two points: (3,1), (5,2)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In addition to practice problems on finding the slope, this quiz/worksheet combination will test your knowledge of the properties of slopes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This practice, to be more exact, will examine your grasp of:

  • How to calculate the slope
  • What negative slopes mean
  • The qualities of slopes

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on slope calculation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as negative and positive slopes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the slope formula

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about slope, see our associated lesson by the title of, What is Slope? - Definition, Formulas & Quiz. The knowledge you retain from this lesson will be on:

  • Slope on the Cartesian Plane
  • The slope formula
  • Graphing line segments
  • Negative slopes