## In mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between slope and degree

is that

**slope** is (mathematics) the slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point while

**degree** is (mathematics) the sum of the exponents of a term; the order of a polynomial.

## As nouns the difference between **slope** and **degree**

is that

**slope** is an area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward while

**degree** is (obsolete|outside|heraldry) a step on a set of stairs; the rung of a ladder.

## As a verb **slope**

is (

*label*) to tend steadily upward or downward.

## As an adjective **slope**

is (obsolete) sloping.

## As an adverb **slope**

is (obsolete) slopingly.