rise


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 = .

Example of Rise

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

Solved Example on Rise

Identify the rise from the slope .
Choices:
A. 5
B. 3
C. 8
D. 2
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: Slope = [Formula for finding the slope.]
Step 2: Slope = = [Given.]
Step 3: So, rise is 3.

Related Terms for Rise

  • Distance
  • Line
  • Ratio
  • Slope
  • Vertical