# Graphing an Equation using Intercepts

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In this lesson, we learn how to graph an equation using the slope and y intercept. We start by transforming the equation into the slope intercept form, which is y equals mx plus b, where m represents the slope and b represents the y intercept. We find the y intercept by plotting the value of b on the y axis, and then we use the slope triangle to find another point on the line. By using this method, we can graph an equation more accurately and easily, especially when the intercepts are fractions.

Lesson Description:

Graphing an equation in standard form using slope and y intercept

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