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Slope is the angle at which a line differs from the horizontal. On a coordinate plane, slope is defined as change in y, divided by change in x, also known as rise over run. More »

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The slope of any horizontal line is always zero. The word "slope" is defined as the incline or the steepness of a straight line. If a line is horizontal, there is no incline. More »

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The gradient of a line (m) is calculated by finding the quotient of vertical displacement (y2 minus y1) over horizontal displacement (x2 minus x1). This means that the slope is equal to the vertical change divided by the... More »

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Slope, in math, is defining how steep a line is. A line has a positive slope if it moves upward towards the right, and a negative slope when the line moves downwards to the right. A line's slope has a value of zero when ... More »

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A horizontal asymptote is a line that limits a curve in a particular region of the coordinate plane. In contrast to its vertical counterpart, a horizontal asymptote may be intersected by a curve in a specific set of poin... More »

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The slope and the y-intercept of a line can be found graphically and mathematically. Use the slope equation and the slope intercept equation to find both variables mathematically, or view the graph of the line to determi... More »

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A slope grapher is a computer program that plots several points of a given equation, and then connects all of the points with a single line, thus illustrating the slope of the equation. Such programs are widely used by t... More »

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