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Desmos Activity: Exploring the Slope Formula

Use a custom Desmos graphing calculator activity to explore the slope formula. The Desmos activity includes the slope formula equation. Students input the values for the two coordinates. They can also use the provided sliders to input the values. The Desmos interactive will calculate the slope of the line connecting the two points, as well as the graph of the line itself.

There is a companion worksheet for this activity, which subscribers can download. The worksheet is a PDF file.

Related Resources

To see all the resources from Media4Math on the slope formula, click on this link.

To see all the Desmos resources in the Media4Math library, click on this link.


Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.5
Grade Range 6 - 8
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Linear Functions and Equations
        • Slope
Copyright Year 2021
Keywords Desmos, Desmos Topic Collection, Desmos Tutorials, slope formula, rise over the run