Slope-Intercept Form of a Line

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Lesson Objective
In this lesson, we will examine the slope-intercept form of an equation of a line.
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About This Lesson
After learning about the slope and the x- & y-intercept of a line, it is time to learn about the equation of a line that contains both the slope and y-intercept (Slope-Intercept Form).

This lesson will show how will the graph of the line will change for different values of slope and y-intercept.

You can proceed by reading the study tips first or watch the math video or try out the practice questions.
slope-intercept form of a line

Study Tips

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Tip #1
This lesson involve both slope the and y-intercept. If you need to recall them, you can watch the math videos in:
  1. Slope of a Line
  2. x-intercept and y-intercept
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Tip #2
An equation of a line can be written in many forms. Some of these forms are listed below:
  1. Slope-Intercept Form
  2. Point-Slope Form
  3. Two Point Form
An equation of a line can be manipulated and changed into any of these forms.
Now, watch the following math video to learn more.

Math Video

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Practice Questions & More

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Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on Slope-Intercept Form or pick your choice of question below.
  1. Question 1 on the basics of slope-intercept form