Video: Finding the Slope of a Linear Function

What is the slope of the linear function 𝑦 = 3𝑥 + 2?

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What is the slope of the linear function 𝑦 equals three 𝑥 plus two?

We’re given the function 𝑦 equals three 𝑥 plus two. And it’s in the form 𝑦 equals 𝑚𝑥 plus 𝑏. We sometimes call this form slope-intercept form, where the 𝑚 represents the slope. In our function, we have a three at the 𝑚 position. That means the slope of this linear function is three.

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