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# Slope Vocabulary

### Slope Vocabulary Review

Question | Answer |
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What is the slope-intercept form? | y = mx + b |

What does the variable "m" stand for in y = mx + b? | slope |

How do you find the slope of a line when given two points? | y2 - y1/x2 - x1 |

What does the variable "b" stand for in y = mx + b? | y - intercept |

What is the generic ordered pair (coordinate points) of a point on the y-axis? | zero, number |

How do you find the slope of a line from a graph? | rise over run |

Identify the equation of a line that has a slope of 3/4. | y = 3/4x - 5 |

Identify the equation of a line that has a y - intercept at (0,0). | y = 3x |

Identify the equation of a line that has a slope of -2. | y = -2x + 5 |

Identify the equation of a line that has a y-intercept at (0,-8). | y = 4x - 8 |

What type of slope rises up to the right? (walking up a mountain) | positive |

What type of slope rises up to the left? (walking down a mountain) | negative |

What type of slope is a horizontal line? (resting on a mountain) | slope |

What type of slope is a vertical line? (falling off the mountain) | undefined |