### All SSAT Upper Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Slope

What is the slope of the line that passes through the points ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Use the following formula to find the slope:

Substituting the values from the points given, we get the following slope:

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of a line that passes through the points and .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the slope of the line that passes through the given points, you can use the slope equation.

### Example Question #3 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of the line that passes through the points and .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the slope of the line that passes through the given points, you can use the slope equation.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Slope

A line has the equation . What is the slope of this line?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

You need to put the equation in form before you can easily find out its slope.

Since , that must be the slope.

### Example Question #4 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of the line that goes through the points and .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Even though there are variables involved in the coordinates of these points, you can still use the slope formula to figure out the slope of the line that connects them.

### Example Question #1 : Use Similar Triangles To Show Equal Slopes: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ee.B.6

The equation of a line is . Find the slope of this line.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the slope, you will need to put the equation in form. The value of will be the slope.

Subtract from either side:

Divide each side by :

You can now easily identify the value of .

### Example Question #5 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of the line that passes through the points and .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

You can use the slope formula to figure out the slope of the line that connects these two points. Just substitute the specified coordinates into the equation and then subtract:

### Example Question #2 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of the following function:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form, .

The slope is the term, which is .

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Slope

Find the slope of the line given the two points:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Write the formula to find the slope.

Either equation will work. Let's choose the latter. Substitute the points.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Slope

What is the slope of the line with the equation

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the slope, put the equation in the form of .

Since , that is the value of the slope.