In this lesson, the instructor shows how to graph an equation in standard form using the slope and y-intercept. First, the equation is manipulated to be in y = mx + b form by undoing the operations on the y variable. Then, the values for the slope and y-intercept are determined and used to plot the line. The lesson provides a step-by-step explanation for graphing an equation in standard form.
Graphing an equation in standard form
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Questions answered by this video:
How do I put an equation into y=mx+b form when it is in standard form?
How do I graph a line that is in y=mx+b form?
How do I graph -4x+(1/2)y=-1?
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This lesson shows how to get an equation of a line into y=mx+b form when it is in standard form to begin with. Then it shows how to graph a line once you have it in y=mx+b form.