Linear Equations II

Hong Kong

Stage 1 - Stage 3

Which of the following is the correct description of 'Gradient'?

$\frac{\text{Horizontal rise}}{\text{Vertical run}}$Horizontal riseVertical run

A

$\frac{\text{Vertical rise}}{\text{Horizontal run}}$Vertical riseHorizontal run

B

$\frac{\text{Horizontal run}}{\text{Vertical rise}}$Horizontal runVertical rise

C

$\frac{\text{Vertical run}}{\text{Horizontal rise}}$Vertical runHorizontal rise

D

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What is the change in the horizontal distance along a line called?

What is the slope of a line?

If a line passes through the points $\left(x_1,y_1\right)$(`x`1,`y`1) and $\left(x_2,y_2\right)$(`x`2,`y`2), where $x_1\ne x_2$`x`1≠`x`2, what is the slope $m$`m`?

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