Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Concept

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If we want to find the slope of a line and we have the equation, we can do so using one of the many methods for finding the slope of a line from an equation Finding the slope of a line from an equation is an important skill and can involve using slope-intercept form or finding two points to calculate it. An understanding of how to write an equation in slope-intercept form is important.

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Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 1

Find the slope of the line:

y = -⅔x + 6
Problem 1
How to find the slope if an equation is in y=mx+b form.
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 2

Find the slope of the line:

x − 2y = 6
Problem 2
How to find the slope if an equation is not in y=mx+b form.
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 3

Find the slope of the line:

y = 4
Problem 3
How to find the slope from the equation of a horizontal line.
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 4

Find the slope of the line:

x = -2
Problem 4
How to find the slope from the equation of a vertical line.
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 5
Problem 5
Finding the slope of a line from an equation that is in standard or general form
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 6
Problem 6
Finding the slope of a line from an equation in slope-intercept form
Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation - Problem 7
Problem 7
Finding the slope of a line from an equation in standard form