Slope (mathematics)

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A drawing of slope

In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line is a number that says how steep a line is.[1][2] It is calculated by dividing the vertical change which is called the rise by the horizontal change which is called the run, between two different points on the line.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "IXL | Slope". IXL Learning. Retrieved 2024-03-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kids Math: Slope". Retrieved 2024-03-10.