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Slope

The slope of a line is its vertical change divided by its horizontal change. The slope of a line can be determined from any two points $\left( a,b\right) $ and $\left( c,d\right) $ on the line by computing the quotient

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Rate of change

Difference quotient

Tangent lines


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