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Graphing a Linear Equation Using Slope and the Y-Intercept

Graphing a Linear Equation Using Slope and the Y-Intercept

Author: Mike Petty

Be able to graph a linear equation in the form of y = mx + b using the slope and the y-intercept.

This video tutorial explains in detail how to graph y = 3x - 4 using the slope and y-intercept.  It then briefly shows how to handle the case of a negative slope using y = -1/2x + 5.

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Graphing an Equation Using the Slope and Y-Intercept

Two examples are shown:
y = 3x - 4
y = -1/2x + 5