Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Get Ready: 15

Answer

The slope of a line describes how steep the line is, or, in other words, how much the line rises or falls over a given distance.

Work Step by Step

The slope of a line is the change in $y$ divided by the change in $x$. The answer given expresses this concept in words.
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