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.
Graphing an equation in standard form using slope and y intercept
I show how to solve math problems online during live instruction in class. This is my way of providing free tutoring for the students in my class and for students anywhere in the world. Every video is a short clip that shows exactly how to solve math problems step by step. The problems are done in real time and in front of a regular classroom. These videos are intended to help you learn how to solve math problems, review how to solve a math problems, study for a test, or finish your homework. I post all of my videos on YouTube, but if you are looking for other ways to interact with me and my videos you can follow me on the following pages through My Blog, Twitter, or Facebook.
Questions answered by this video:
How do I get a linear equation from standard form to slope-intercept form?
How do I graph a line when I have the slope and y intercept
How do I put 5x+2y=8 into slope-intercept form?
How do I put 5x+2y=8 into y=mx+b form?
How do I graph 5x+2y=8?
Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
This lesson shows how to get a linear equation that is in standard form into slope-intercept form. It then shows how to graph the line.