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Q: What does the word slope mean?

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If you mean: y = -3x then the slope is -3 and there is no y intercept

It means express the slope along with its measurement units.

The slope can be remembered as "rise over run". When the slope is an integer, it means that the rise over run is positive.

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A gradual slope is easier to drive a vehicle over than an excessively steep slope. As a cyclist, I want a gradual slope, anything steeper would mean dismounting and walking to the top of the steep slope.

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It is an Arabic word meaning 'mountain, hill or slope'

Slope is monosyllabic.

The slope of a line is its gradient

Mogel is not a word in the English dictionary, but mogul is. Mogul is defined as a bump which is present on a ski slope.

X=5 is a vertical line, so it has no slope. When I say it has no slope, I don't mean the slope is 0, I mean the slope is nonexistent.

Slope only has one syllable.

What does it mean if a slope is numerically a higher value than another slope

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Slope is the ratio of the rise over the run of a linear equation; the degree of steepness of a graph at any point. The word slope refers to a surface that has one side which is higher than the other. Slope means to be inclined from a horizontal or vertical line or to slant up or down.

Slope is the ratio of the rise over the run of a linear equation; the degree of steepness of a graph at any point. The word slope refers to a surface that has one side which is higher than the other. Slope means to be inclined from a horizontal or vertical line or to slant up or down.

It was a struggle to cope with the steep slope of the hill in his old car.

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