Slope

Slope of a Line

What is SLOPE?

Slope of a line shows the rate of change between the height and length.


In the picture above, notice the height is 40 and the length is 100. The RATIO of height to length is 40:100. In other words, the slope is 40/100 = .4 or 40%


SLOPE SLEDDING

Mathtoon - Slope Sledding
In the video above, what word is used to represent the HEIGHT change?



What word is used to represent the LENGTH change?