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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and lessons to help Grade 8 students learn how to find the slope of a line given two points.

The following diagram shows the slope formula when given two points on a line. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions for the slope formula.

**Finding the Slope Given 2 Points**

How to Find the Slope Given 2 Points?
**Calculating Slope using two points**

Step-by-step procedure for calculating the slope of a line using two points on the line.

**The Slope Formula**

In this lesson, students are given the coordinates of two points, and are asked to find the slope of the line that passes through the points (without graphing). To solve the problems in this lesson, students use the slope formula, which states that m = (y2 - y1) / (x2 - x1). The slope formula can be read as "slope equals the second y coordinate minus the first y-coordinate over the second x-coordinate minus the first x-coordinate".
**Finding the Slope of a Line Through Two Points**

The following shows two examples of finding the slope of a line through two points.

More Lessons for Grade 8

Math Worksheets

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and lessons to help Grade 8 students learn how to find the slope of a line given two points.

The following diagram shows the slope formula when given two points on a line. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions for the slope formula.

How to Find the Slope Given 2 Points?

Step-by-step procedure for calculating the slope of a line using two points on the line.

In this lesson, students are given the coordinates of two points, and are asked to find the slope of the line that passes through the points (without graphing). To solve the problems in this lesson, students use the slope formula, which states that m = (y2 - y1) / (x2 - x1). The slope formula can be read as "slope equals the second y coordinate minus the first y-coordinate over the second x-coordinate minus the first x-coordinate".

The following shows two examples of finding the slope of a line through two points.

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