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a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
- For an introduction to The Coordinate Plane
and Lines and Slope, see Ursula Whitcher's units on
Chameleon Graphing at the Math Forum site.
- What is Slope?
- What is a slope, and if given a slope = n equation, how do you
apply that slope number to another graph problem?
- Slope Angle
- What units do we use to refer to slope?
- Determining Slope
- How do I find the slope of a line given the coordinates of two
- Drawing a Line, Given the
Slope and One Point
- How do I draw a line on a graph when I know the slope and the
location of only one point on the line?
- Graphing Coordinates
- How can you tell if you have a straight line just by looking
at the numbers?
- Slope of Lines
- What is the slope of the line y = -px + 5 if the line goes through
(0,-3)? Why does the y-axis have an infinite slope, and the x-axis have
a slope of 0?
- Slopes of Perpendicular Lines
- Why are the slopes of perpendicular lines negative reciprocals?
- Equation in Slope Intercept
or Point Slope Form
- Find an equation of the line with slope -4/3 and y-intercept 3.
Leave the equation in slope intercept form....
- Write in Slope-Intercept Form
- Write and sketch x - y + 2 = 0.
- Equation of a Line Parallel
to an Axis
- How can I get the equation of a line if the line passes through a
point and is parallel to the x- or y-axis?
- Finding the Equation of a Line
- Given either a point and a slope or two points, how do you find the
equation of a line in both point-slope and standard form?
- How to Draw Linear Equations
- How would I draw the line y = (2/3)x + 5?
- Graphing Linear Equations
- How do I find the points on the line so that I can find the slope
and the y-intercept?
- Equation of a Line in
Point-Slope, Slope-Intercept, General Form
- What is the equation of the line that contains the point (4, -4)
and is perpendicular to the line defined by 2x-5y+3 = 0?
- Equation of a Line
- How do I find the equation of a line through the origin perpendicular
to 2x + 3y = 5?
- Changing Equations To Slope-Intercept
- Can you explain how to change equations into slope-intercept form?
For example, 12(2x-1) - 5(3y+2) = 8?
- When is a Slope 0 or Undefined?
- How do I know when the slope of an equation is zero or undefined
- Undefined Slope and Zero Slope
- What is the difference between an undefined slope and a slope of zero?
- Finding y-intercepts
- I'm having a problem with finding and graphing y-intercepts of linear
- Equations of a Line given Two Points
- How do you find the equation of a line going through two points
if you only know the two points?
- Slope-Intercept Formula
- Why does y = mx + b have to be that way?
- Graphing y = mx + b
- After you get 3 x+ 2y = 5 into y = mx + b form, how do you graph it?
- Graphing Intercepts
- How would I find the intercept for a problem such as 3x-2y = 12?
- Standard Form of a Line
- What is standard form? What does Ax+by = c mean and what do the
letters stand for?
- Linear Equations and Standard Form
- What do the variables mean in the standard form of a linear equation
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