# SSAT Upper Level Math : How to find slope

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #480 : Ssat Upper Level Quantitative (Math)

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

Explanation:

Use the following formula to find the slope:

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

### Example Question #1 : Slope

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

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #2 : Slope

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

Explanation:

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

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

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

Explanation:

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

Since , that must be the slope.

### Example Question #261 : Geometry

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

Explanation:

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 #2 : 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.

Explanation:

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 #262 : Geometry

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

Explanation:

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 #263 : Geometry

Find the slope of the following function:

Explanation:

Rewrite the equation in slope-intercept form, .

The slope is the  term, which is .

### Example Question #264 : Geometry

Find the slope of the line given the two points:

Explanation:

Write the formula to find the slope.

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

### Example Question #265 : Geometry

What is the slope of the line with the equation