## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.3 - Slope of a Line - Concept Quiz 8.3 - Page 349: 1

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#### Work Step by Step

The "slope" of a line shows how steep that line is, mathematically defined as the change in $y$ divided by the change in $x$. This is similar to how the "slope" of a hill pertains to the steepness of that hill.

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