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slope of a line

This entry is about the concept in elementary geometry. For other notions of slope see there.


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The slope of a line in the Cartesian plane 2\mathbb{R}^2 given, in the canonical coordinates (x,y: 2)(x,y \;\colon\; \mathbb{R}^2 \to \mathbb{R}) by the equation

y=y 0+sx y = y_0 + s \cdot x

is the factor ss.

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