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The Slope of a Line
Students define the slope of a line as rate of change. They investigate positive, negative, zero, or undefined slope using a graphing calculator. They determine the slope of a line when given the equation of the line.
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Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles
Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph
Slope is the steepness of a line, but how do you quantify steepness? A video demonstrates how to find the slope of a line from a graph, either by counting vertical and horizontal change or by using the slope formula. Five problem videos...
1 min 8th - 10th Math
Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph - Concept
Explain how to find the slope of a graph of a line with a video that points out how no matter what two points are used on a graph of a line, the slope is the same. A few examples reiterate how to find the slope of vertical and horizontal...
1 min 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Finding Slope of a Line from Graphs, Tables, and Ordered Pairs
Middle schoolers explore the concept of slope in numerous ways and start to look at simple linear equations. They describe the slope in a variety of ways such as the steepness of a line, developing a ratio, using graphs, using similar...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable