3.2.1 Finding the Slope Given Two Points - Worksheet

Example 1: Find the slope of the line that contains each pair of points. 1. (3, 6) and (6, 9) 2. (2, 7) and (4, 4)

3. (‒1, ‒5) and (‒9, ‒l)

Example 2: Each graph or table shows a linear relationship. Find the slope. 4. 5.

x y 0 25 2 45 4 65 6 85

y

(4, 2)

2

x

0

–4 –2

2

4

(–2, –1)

–2

Example 3: Find the slope of each line. Then tell what the slope represents. 6. Total Pay 7.

Peanut Butter

(4860, 9)

180 160 140 120 100

9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

(12, 160)

80 60 40 20

(4, 80)

(1620, 3)

Time worked (h) 0 2 4 6 8 10 12

0

2000 4000

Peanuts

164

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