### All GMAT Math Resources

## Example Questions

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

What is the slope of the line ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

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:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , which is .

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

Give the slope of the line of the equation:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , which is

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

Give the slope of the line of the equation

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite in the slope-intercept form :

The slope is the coefficient of , or .

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

What is the slope of the line that contains and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #6 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the line that contains and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #7 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

What is the slope of the line that contains and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The slope formula is:

### Example Question #8 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

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

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Substitute in the slope formula:

### Example Question #9 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

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

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

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 #10 : Calculating The Slope Of A Line

Give the slope of the line with the equation .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite in slope-intercept form:

The slope is the coefficient of , which is .

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