The slope-intercept form of a line is the way you will see most lines expressed in algebra.  The form is y=mx + b where m=the slope and b= the y-intercept. For example the line y=3x + 7 has a slope =3 and a y-intercept=7. When graphing lines in slope-intercept form you need to follow two steps. First plot the y-intercept on the y-axis that will location is the first point on the line.  Next from that point use the slope as driving directions to find a second point.  The notes below will help you sharpen this most critical algebra skill.

Graphing Lines Slope Intercept Full Lesson Video

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some key topics that involve graphing lines with the slope-intercept method:

* ordered pairs
* slope (rise / run )
* point-slope formula
* linear word models