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 Slope:  The "steepness" of a line.

 

Answer the following questions about slope by filling in the blanks.

 

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 a) If two lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals, then they are __________ . a) 
 b) If one line has an equation y = 3x + 5, then another line with slope 3 will be _______ to the first line. b) 
 c) A line with a rise of 6 units for every run of 2 units will have a slope of _________ . c) 
 d) In the equation y = - 6x - 5, the slope is __________ . d)