Slope of a Line Worksheet (pdf) and Answer Key

Objective

Students will explore the properties of slope and practice calculating the slope of a line based on two points or from a graph. They will do this through exploratory activities, model problems with visual aids and powerpoints as well as through error analysis.

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Example Questions

Draw the picture of a line that has a positive slope.

Draw a line that has a positive slope.

Calculate the slope of a line passing through the points below.

Picture of Slope

Calculate the slope from the graph below

Picture of Linear Equation Picture of Slope Picture of Slope
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Visual Aids

Slope of  line Picture Slope is Consistent

Other Details

This is a 4 part worksheet:

  • Part I Exploratory activity using online resource
  • Part II Model Problems (with an online powerpoint)
  • Part III Practice Problems with answers explained online at http://mathwarehouse.com/slope5/
  • Part IV. Homework. Error analysis as well extra practice problems
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