When finding the slope of real-world situations, it is often referred to as rate of change. Rate of change means the same as slope.
Horizontally means written across in rows.
Slope is a measure of the steepness of a line. A line can have positive, negative, zero (horizontal), or undefined (vertical) slope. The slope of a line can be found by calculating “rise over run” or “the change in the over the change in the .” The symbol for slope is
Vertically means written up and down in columns.
Learn how to solve problems involving rates of change.