Negative Slope Lines: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following linear equations has a negative slope?

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1. In the standard x-y coordinate plane, a line has a rise of ten units up and a run of two units left. What is its slope in simplest terms?

2. Which line has the steepest negative slope?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will determine your comprehension of lines with negative slopes. Topics you will need to grasp in order to pass this quiz include using linear equations, rise, and steepness of negative slope.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to apply your knowledge of:

  • Being able to identify negative slope in an equation
  • Measuring slope
  • Defining negative slope
  • Formulating negative slope in practical circumstances

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about lines with negative slope in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve negative slope practice problems
  • Interpreting information verify that you can read information regarding negative slope and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as slope and rise

Additional Learning

Negative Slope Lines: Definition & Examples is the lesson that accompanies this quiz. You can read through it to get more information on:

  • The negative slope concept
  • Negative slope in the x-y coordinate plane
  • Negative slope in an algebraic equation