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GraceJaylene
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@usccarolinagurl @ariellynn1 @amistre64 @ajprincess @KonradZuse

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The yintercept is where the graph cuts the yaxis. Read that point from the graph and post here. Then, we'll have to figure the slope.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. We'll use the slopeintercept form of the equation of a line: y = mx + b where b is the yintercept and m is the slope.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So far, we have y = mx 3. One way to think about slope is the change in y over the change in x. @elexusvanderhorst How have you been computing slope? We'll do what you already know although I'm thinking we can read the slope off the graph. Tell me what you think.

elexusvanderhorst
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ive always been confused on how to do slope

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We'll read it from this graph. I'll post a diagram shortly. Before that, recall that slope has to do with the rate of change of y with respect to x. If the slope of a line is 5 over 7, then that means every time x moves 7 units to the right, the corresponding value of y moves up 5 units.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For a line, slope is constant. In this problem, as x moves 2 to the right, y goes up by 1. So, the slope is 1/2. So, what is the equation of the line in y = mx + b form? Recall that you already found the intercept (So far, we have y = mx 3) .

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look at the diagram for a "picture" of slope.

alahrichi1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg dude I <3 ur pic

elexusvanderhorst
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@alahrichi1 thanks i love one direction

alahrichi1
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0me 2 fanned u becuz of it

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@elexusvanderhorst yes for y=1/2x3. I might write it as y = (1/2) x  3. I <3 ur pic > I thought she was talking about my diagram.

elexusvanderhorst
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Directrix thank you for your help
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