# Algebra 1 : How to find slope of a line

## Example Questions

### Example Question #161 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Give the slope of the line of the equation

Explanation:

Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form :

The coefficient of , which is , is the slope.

### Example Question #162 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Give the slope of the line of the equation

The line has no slope

Explanation:

Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form :

The coefficient of , which is , is the slope.

### Example Question #163 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Give the slope of the line of the equation

The correct answer is not among the other choices.

Explanation:

Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form :

The coefficient of , which is , is the slope.

### Example Question #164 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Find the slope of a line given by the equation:

Explanation:

In order to find the slope of this equation, we will need to put this in y-intercept form, .

Simplify the equation by distribution and combine like-terms.

Simplify the parentheses.

The slope is .

### Example Question #163 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Given the following equation, , what is the slope of this line?

Explanation:

The given equation is currently in standard form.  In order to find the slope, we will need to isolate the  variable and put the equation in slope-intercept form.

The slope-intercept form is:

Subtract  from both sides.

Simplify both sides.

Multiply by four on both sides.

Distribute both sides.

Rearrange the terms.

The slope is:

### Example Question #166 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the following set of coordinates?

and

Undefined

Undefined

Explanation:

To solve this problem you need to know the slope formula and set it up accordingly:

This simplifies to:

and because 0 is in the denominator this slope is undefined.

### Example Question #167 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Find the slope of a line if the points given are  and .

Explanation:

Write the formula to find the slope given two points.

Substitute the given points into this formula.

Simplify this fraction and reduce.

### Example Question #168 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Points A:  and B:  lie on the same line. What is the slope of this line?

Undefined

Explanation:

The slope equation is:

Plugging these points:

### Example Question #231 : Slope And Line Equations

Find the slope between the following coordinate points:

and

Explanation:

In order to find the slope, we must find the difference in  coordinates and divide this number by the difference between the  coordinates.

### Example Question #170 : How To Find Slope Of A Line

Find the slope between the following coordinate points:

and