Writing the Equation of a Line in y=mx+b Form

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, the instructor teaches how to write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form, which is y=mx+b. The lesson covers solving for y and determining the slope and y-intercept from the equation. The instructor provides multiple examples to walk through the process and encourages the students to practice in order to be prepared for any upcoming tests.

Lesson Description:

How to write an equation for a line using slope intercept form.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you write an equation for a line?
  • How do you write an equation using slope-intercept form?
  • How do you use y = mx + b form for a line?
  • What is slope-intercept form for a line?
  • How do you change a formula into slope-intercept form?
  • What does the b stand for in y = mx + b?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    A good beginning video for learning how to write an equation for a line in slope-intercept form. Several equations are given in standard form, and they are changed into slope-intercept form. This is a very important video for writing equations.