Video Introduction to slope

TLF ID S4688

In this animated presentation students are introduced to the mathematical concept of slope (or gradient) of a straight line. The mathematical definition of slope is explained in terms of, and derived from, two practical contexts.

Educational details

Educational value
  • The presentation develops the idea of the slope of a straight line.
  • Practical examples are used to compare the slopes of planes and lines.
Year level


Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

  • Copyright holder
  • Name: HeyMath!
  • Organisation: HeyMath!
  • Address: Chennai 600086 INDIA
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  • Remarks: resource
  • Content provider
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Curriki
  • Organisation: Curriki
  • Address: Cupertino California 95014 UNITED STATES
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  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 300 AUSTRALIA
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  • Remarks: template
Learning resource type
  • Moving Image
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  • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 7.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows)
Operating systems
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  • ms-windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: Vista
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Resource © HeyMath! This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt the material for any purpose, as long as you attribute the author and abide by the other licence terms.