This calculator finds the gradient (slope) of a straight line

A line that slopes up from left to right has a positive gradient

A line that slopes down from left to right has a negative gradient

The gradient of a vertical line is undefined

The gradient of a horizontal line is 0

The notation for a gradient is *m*

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This slope calculator includes the following algorithms

*rise = y2 - y1**run = x2 - x1**Gradient(m) = rise / run*

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