The Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation

In this lesson you will learn how to graph a linear equation by using the slope-intercept form. Double click the play button to start the video.

Slope-Intercept Formula

y = mx + b

where m = slope and b = y-intercept


First, identify the slope and the y-intercept.

Then, locate the y-intercept on the y-axis.

Graph another point by using the slope's numerator and denominator.

Finally, connect the two points to create the graph.


If you want to learn more about finding the y-intercept or the x-intercept of a line click on this link.

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