 IN MATH: 1. n. a number representing the "tilt" or inclination (symbol m). 2. the ratio of vertical change to horizontal change; "change in y over change in x." EX. Vertical lines have no slope.

 See: Slope in Sound & Picture A Graph is A Portrait - an essay on the concepts of graph GRAPHITI - introductory coordinate geometry, point generation, distance, functions Point-Plotting Animation - see step-by-step how to create a graph - Algebra Notes Three Most Important Functions Lines vertical lines, x = a, a = some constant horizontal lines, y = a, a = some constant linear functions, y = ax + b, etc. Equations of Lines, y - y1 =m (x - x1), etc. - Function and Relation Library - Many functions w/their features & graphs Graphing Vocabulary Function Vocabulary

IN ENGLISH: 1. v. tilt. 2. n. inclined side. EX. The hill has a grassy, flowered slope.

APPLICATION: See list 240.

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