Definition of Rise

Rise is the vertical distance between the two points on the graph.

More About Rise

  • The ratio of "rise" to the "run" founds the steepness or slope of the line. Slope = rise / run

Video Examples: Rise over Run

Example of Rise

    From the above graph, run = 1 and rise = 4. So, slope = 4/1 = 4

Solved Example on Rise

Ques: Identify the rise from the slope 3/5

    A. 5
    B. 3
    C. 8
    D. 2
    Correct Answer: B


    tep 1: Slope = rise / run [Formula for finding the slope.]
    Step 2: Slope = rise / run = 3/5 [Given.]
    Step 3: So, rise is 3.

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