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geometry[slope] - compute the slope of a line

Calling Sequence

slope(l)

slope(A, B)

Parameters

l

-

line

A, B

-

two points

Description

• 

The function slope will compute the slope of a line determined by two points, or by an equation.

• 

The command with(geometry,slope) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withgeometry:

linel,y=3x+5,x,y

l

(1)

slopel

3

(2)

pointA,1,8,pointB,1,2:

slopeA,B

3

(3)

See Also

geometry[Equation], geometry[line], geometry[point]


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