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# What is the slope formula in equation form?

Updated: 11/2/2022

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If (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) are two points on the line, then the formula for the slope is (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) provided x2 â‰  x1.

If x2 = x1 then the line is vertical and the slope is not defined.

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