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The slope of a line is a measure of its steepness and indicates whether it goes up or down from left to right. For example, the slope of the line segment A at right is ,  while the slope of the line segment B is .

For each line segment below, find the slope. You may want to copy each line segment on graph paper in order to draw slope triangles. Homework Help ✎


  1. square a

  1. Square b

  1. square c

  1. box d

Create a slope triangle for each segment.

Find the change in y and the change in for each segment.
See the example below. Note: = change.