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slope meaning

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  • In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line. Slope is often denoted by the letter m.
  • The direction of a line is either increasing, decreasing, horizontal or vertical.
  • A line is increasing if it goes up from left to right. The slope is positive, i.e. .
  • A line is decreasing if it goes down from left to right. The slope is negative, i.e. .
  • If a line is horizontal the slope is zero. This is a constant function.
  • If a line is vertical the slope is undefined (see below).
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Adverbs
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
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            5. en slopers
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of slope for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "slope" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 9
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