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Imagine that you know the slope of a line and one point on that line. How can we find the equation of the line? Watch the video below to find out.

 

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Find the equation of the line from the given information.

1. m = 3 and b = -4

2. b = 5 and m = -1/2

3. m = 6 and a point on the line is (3, -4)

4. m = -5/3 and a point on the line is (4, 2)

5. m = 4/5 and a point on the line is (0, 2)

6. m = -3/2 and a point on the line is (-2, -7)

7. m = 1 and a point on the line is (4, 0)

8. m = -3 and a point on the line is (5, -8)

9. m = -1/5 and a point on the line is (1, -8)

10. How could you find the equation of a line if you were given two points on the line and nothing else?
(Hint: What information do you need and how can you get it from the two points?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activity 2: Linear Equations from Two Points

Activity 3: Equation Maker


Site Map: Home>Algebra Units>Linear Equations>Points to Equations>Slope and One Point

Activity 1: Finding the Equation from the Slope and One Point on the Line

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