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What is SLOPE?Slide2
Slope is the steepness of a line.Slope is seen everywhere!Slide3
The steepness of the roof of a house is referred to as the pitch of the roof by home builders.Slide4
Give one reason why some homes have roofs which have a greater pitch.
There is less snow build up in the wintertime.Slide5
Engineers refer to the slope of a road as the grade.Slide6
They often refer to the slope as a percentage.Slide7
Slopes and Lines
The slope of a line is the rise divided by the run. It is often left
as a fraction
A grade of 8% would mean that for every run of 100 units, there is a rise of 8 units.
The steepness of ramps is very important for wheelchair accessibility and building codes.
The slope of wheelchair ramps is usually about
If the rise is 2
m, what is the run?
We use the letter
because in French the word for “to go up” is monter.
Determine the slope of the line segment.
was from France and he was the first to define the Cartesian Plane.Slide11
Determine the slope (
pitch) of the roof.
Because the slope is a ratio, there are no units such as cm or cm
Determine the slope of the staircase.
Determine the slope of the line segment.Slide14
Determine the slope of the line segment.Slide15
Horizontal lines have a slope of
Determine the slope of the line segment.Slide16
Vertical lines have slopes which are
Determine the slope of the line segment.Slide17Slide18