### Concept (1)

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.

### Sample Problems (7)

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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.

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.

Find the slope of the line:

y = 4
###### Problem 3
How to find the slope from the equation of a horizontal line.

Find the slope of the line:

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