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# Slope in the Coordinate Plane

## Steepness of a line between two given points.

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Slope in the Coordinate Plane

### Vocabulary Language: English Spanish

Slope

Slope

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 $y$ over the change in the $x$.” The symbol for slope is $m$