# Pre-Algebra Examples

, ,

Slope is equal to the change in over the change in .

Substitute in the values of the known parameters.

Rewrite the equation as .

Multiply by .

Combine.

Apply the distributive property.

Cancel the common factor of .

Rewrite.

Write as a fraction with denominator .

Factor out the greatest common factor .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify.

Multiply by to get .

Multiply and to get .

Divide by to get .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Move .

Multiply by to get .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Subtract from to get .

Rewrite.

Multiply by to get .

Subtract from to get .

Divide by to get .

Since , the equation will always be true.

Always true