Positive Slope: Definition & Example


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The following is part of the graph of 2x + 1. What is the line's slope?

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1. Which of the graphs shows a positive slope?

2. What is the slope of the following line?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help to gauge your understanding of lines with positive slope. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include knowing what slope measures as well as explaining why a particular line in a given question has a negative slope.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Calculating slope from a given equation
  • Identifying positive slope in a graph
  • Knowing what slope measures
  • Understanding negative slope

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about slope in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve lines with positive slope practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what slope measures

Additional Learning

To learn more about lines with positive slope, review the lesson, Positive Slope: Definition & Example, which covers the following objectives:

  • Know how to calculate the slope of a line
  • Use graphs to plot line slope
  • Compare and contrast rise and run
  • Differentiate between positive and negative slope