Slope Between Two Points

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the instructor teaches how to find the slope of a line graph using two points from the graph. The instructor explains how to determine the coordinate points of the line and how to use these points to create a slope triangle. The video shows how to visually count the length between the two points and how to find the length of the line mathematically. The lesson concludes by showing how to determine the slope of the line by dividing the change in the y-axis by the change in the x-axis.

Lesson Description:

Find the slope of a line given two points on a graph

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I find the slope of a line by looking at the graph of the line?
  • How do I find the slope of a line when I know two points on the line?
  • What is the slope of the line that has the points (0,2) and (7,-6) on it?
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    In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of how to find the slope of a line algebraically and by using a slope triangle.