Dictionary
search :       browse : 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M
  N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
         
Description
Related Terms
Everyday Examples
Interactive Checkpoint
More Information
Challenge
How to use this dictionary
Contact
 Interactive Checkpoint
 Rise:  The vertical distance between two points on a line.

Answer the following questions about the rise of a line.
Enter each answer below and press TAB to check
Graded Response
 

a) A line has a rise of 6 units for every horizontal increase of 1 unit. What is the slope of the line?

 

a) 
 b) A line has a slope of -2. Find the value of x if the line passes through the points (2, 7) and (5,x)? b) 
 c) A roof is built using the equation
y = 1/2 x + 15, where y is the vertical distance of the boards from the ground, and x is the horizontal distance of the boards. If the roof is symmetrical and is 20 feet wide, then how many feet high is the roof from the top of the house?
c)  ft