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Finding the Slope of a Line from an Equation  Problem 5
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
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If the equation of a line is in y = mx + b form, which is called slope intercept form, we can easily see the slope as the "m" coefficient in front of x. But, if y is not isolated, you will need to get y by itself in order to find the slope value. Make sure that whatever you do to an equation, you do to both sides.
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Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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y = ⅔x + 6 
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Problem 2 12,019 viewsFind the slope of the line:
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Problem 3 9,496 viewsFind the slope of the line:
y = 4 
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Problem 4 8,406 viewsFind the slope of the line:
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Problem 6 345 views 
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