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How to graph equations and find equations from graphs.

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A table of values is used to generate points.

These points can be plotted on the coordinate plane.

A straight line drawn through these points creates the graph of the equation.

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Example

Graph y = 2x – 5

-3

-1

1

3

5

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Plot these points on the coordinate plane.

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Exercises

Graph the following straight lines:

y = 3x – 4

y = 2x + 1

y = x – 5

y = -3x +2

Look for a relationship between the graphs and their algebraic expressions!!!

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When a linear function is written in the form

y = mx + b

the m is its gradient and the b is its y-intercept.

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For the following graphs, determine their equation.

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- Graphs of Straight Lines
- Tables of Values
- Draw a straight line through the points
- The Gradient-Intercept Form of a Straight Line
- What’s the Equation?

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