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

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

is the factor $s$.

direction of a vector

gradient

See also

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