# What is a slope field of a differential equation?

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Jul 4, 2015

*This is basically a graphical representation of many derivatives of one function, including vertical shifts, illustrating how the solution to an indefinite integral involves all vertical shifts*, "

A **slope field** is a way of describing the function

When you see a slope field like this, if you simply connect the dashes together and make a curve, you trace the curve itself at some