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# What is a slope used for?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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It shows the relationship of y in terms of x.

[y = (yIntercept) + ((slope)*(x))]

[slope = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1)]

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### What is the formula used to calculate slope?

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### What does the m mean in slope?

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