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Slope Exercises

Example 1

Determine if the slope of the following line is positive, negative, or zero.

Example 2

Determine if the slope of the following line is positive, negative, or zero.

Example 3

Determine if the slope of the following line is positive, negative, or zero.

Example 4

Find the slope of the following line.

Example 5

Find the slope of the following line.

Example 6

Find the slope of the following line.

Example 7

What's the slope of the line that passes through the points  (4, 3) and (-5, -4)?

Example 8

What's the slope of the line that passes through the points (-4, 2) and (-10, 9)?

Example 9

What's the slope of the line that passes through the  points (-6, -9) and (7, -12)?

Example 10

Graph the line that goes through (0, -5) and has a slope of -1.

Example 11

Graph the line that goes through (-1, -2) and has a slope of  .

Example 12

Graph the line that goes through (4, 1) and has a slope of -2.