# Slope

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The **slope** a spaceship (more generally any moving object) with displacement (*n*, *m*) is the maximum of *m* and *n* divided by the minimum of *m* and *n* if both are non-zero, zero otherwise:

Hence, the slope of an orthogonal spaceship is 0; the slope of a diagonal spaceship is 1; the slope of a knightship is 2; etc.