## The Slope

## Formative Assessment

# Summary of the Math: The Slope

**Read and Discuss**

- In general, if quantity
*p*is proportional to quantity*q*according to the formula*p*=*kq*, then the slope of the graph that represents the relationship between*p*and*q*will be equal to*k*, the constant of proportionality.

## Hint:

Can you:

- Explain how to find the constant of proportionality of a graph?
- Explain how to write the formula for the graph of a proportional relationship?
- Explain how to identify points on a graph, and create a table of values for a graph?
- Explain the relationship between the constant of proportionality and the steepness of the graph?