Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope - Got It? - Page 297: 4


The slope is the ratio of the rise to the run.

Work Step by Step

1. The slope of a graph represents the rate of change. 2. You can find the rate of change (slope) by doing the vertical change over the horizontal change. 3. This is known as the rise over run rule (rise/run).
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