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ALGEBRA 1Lesson 46 of 116

INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR EQUATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

Slope as a Rate of Change

Students learn that the rate of change, or the change in y over the change in x, or the rise over run, is also called the slope of a line. Students then use graphs to determine the rate of change in given word problems, and are asked to explain the meaning of the rate of change.

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