# GMAT Math : Calculating the slope of a line

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the line  ?

Explanation:

Rewrite this equation in slope-intercept form: , where  is the slope.

The slope is the coefficient of , which is .

### Example Question #2 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

Give the slope of the line of the equation:

Explanation:

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , which is .

### Example Question #684 : Geometry

Give the slope of the line of the equation:

Explanation:

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , which is

### Example Question #924 : Problem Solving Questions

Give the slope of the line of the equation

Explanation:

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , or .

### Example Question #925 : Problem Solving Questions

What is the slope of the line that contains  and ?

Explanation:

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #3 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the line that contains  and ?

Explanation:

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #4 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the line that contains and ?

Explanation:

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #5 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

A iine goes through points  and . What is its slope?

Explanation:

Substitute  in the slope formula:

### Example Question #22 : Other Lines

In the -plane, what is the slope of the line with equation  ?

Explanation:

Put the equation in slope-intercept form to solve for the slope:

, where m is the slope and b is the intercept

Rearrange terms:

Divide by 5:

slope =

### Example Question #23 : Other Lines

Give the slope of the line with the equation .

Explanation:

Rewrite in slope-intercept form:

The slope is the coefficient of , which is .

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