The ratio between vertical rise of any two points on the line and horizontal distance between them is called slope of a straight line. It is also called as gradient of a straight line.

Straight lines are often appeared in Cartesian coordinate system with some inclination and it represents the slope of a straight line. It is essential to find the gradient of a straight line in geometric system. So, learn how to find the slope of a straight line in geometric methods firstly to study straight lines in geometry further.

The slope (or) gradient of a straight line is usually denoted by letter $m$ in geometric mathematics.

There are two ways to find the gradient of a straight line in geometric mathematics.

The tangent of inclination of a straight line is slope of a straight line.

The ratio of difference of ordinates of any two points on a line to difference of their abscissae is also gradient of straight line.

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Limit (Calculus)

Evaluate $\displaystyle \large \lim_{x \,\to\, \tan^{-1}{3}} \normalsize {\dfrac{\tan^2{x}-2\tan{x}-3}{\tan^2{x}-4\tan{x}+3}}$

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Evaluate $\displaystyle \large \lim_{x \to 0} \normalsize \dfrac{e^{x^2}-\cos{x}}{x^2}$

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Evaluate $\displaystyle \int \dfrac{1+\cos{4x}}{\cot{x}-\tan{x}} dx$

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Evaluate $\displaystyle \large \lim_{x \to \infty} \normalsize {\sqrt{x^2+x+1}-\sqrt{x^2+1}}$

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