Author Archive | Matthew Slayton

  • Matthew Slayton

    Matthew received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Duke University, University of Chicago, and SF Conservatory of Music. He has taught test prep for the past twelve years both privately and in the classroom and has worked with students from all around the world. His specialty is teaching math to students of all levels. Currently, Matthew lives in California where he researches Cognitive Neuroscience and works as a classical composer.

    Job title: Matthew Slayton, Test Prep Expert

Point Slope Form: How to Use Rise Over Run

Today, we’re going to look at slope — the grade of a straight line on the coordinate plane. Specifically, we’re looking at how to use the rise over run formula to measure a line’s slope. This is sometimes also called the “slope formula,” which states that slope = (change in y)/(change in x), or (y1 […]

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