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

9

TopicsGradients
Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Copyright holder
  • Name: HeyMath!
  • Organisation: HeyMath!
  • Address: Chennai 600086 INDIA
  • URL: www.heymath.com
  • Remarks: resource
  • Content provider
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Curriki
  • Organisation: Curriki
  • Address: Cupertino California 95014 UNITED STATES
  • URL: www.curriki.org
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 2011
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 300 AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Remarks: template
Learning resource type
  • Moving Image
Browsers
  • Firefox - minimum version: 3.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 3.0 (MacOS)
  • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 7.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows)
Operating systems
  • macos - minimum version: X
  • ms-windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: Vista
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd 2012, except where indicated otherwise. Resource © HeyMath! This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/. 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.