Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.3 - Slope of a Line - Problem Set 8.3: 74

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The best way to describe slope is using practical applications, for slope is the steepness of a hill. For instance, you could explain to your friend that if you are walking up a hill with a large slope, it is very steep. After all, as there are many examples of slope in everyday life, discovering what slope actually is can be done best through practical examples.
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