What is straight line slope - Definition and Meaning

Straight Line Slope :

A number used to represent the steepness of a line. It also indicates whether the line is tilted uphill or downhill. Slope is represented by the letter m.

Formula :

Straight Line Slope formula

Example :

Find the slope the line segment joining the points a(1,2) and b(5,4) Slope(m)= (Y2 -Y1)/ (X2 -X1) m=(4-2)/ (5-1) m = 2 / 4 m = 0.5

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