Graphing Linear Equations - An investigation of slope



Have you ever really wandered what "slope" is?  Do you ever go snow skiing on the slopes that have a steep dropHave you ever built a skateboard ramp before?  How steep do you really need to make those steps?

All of these are questions that you can analyze after discovering all about SLOPE!

Rate of change is a ratio that describes how one quantity changes with respect to another.  Slope can be used to describe rate of change.  The slope of a line is the ratio of the vertical change in the line to the horizontal change in the line.  The slope can be expressed in several ways. 

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