# Algebra: How to Graph y=mx+b

Hi everyone, welcome back to Mathsux! This week we’ll be reviewing how to graph an equation of a line in y=mx+b form. And if you have not checked out the video below, please do! Happy calculating! 🙂

Graphing an Equation of Line: An equation of a line can be represented by the formula: Y-Intercept: This is represented by b, the stand-alone number in y=mx+b. This represents where the line hits the y-axis.  This is always the first point you want to start with when graphing at coordinate point (0,b).

Slope: This is represented by m, the number next to x in y=mx+b. Slope tells us how much we go up or down the y-axis and left or right on the x- axis in fraction form: Now let’s check out an Example!

Graph the equation of a line .    Try the following practice questions on your own!

Practice Questions:  Want more Mathsux?  Don’t forget to check out our Youtube channel and more below! And if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to comment below. Happy Calculating! 🙂

## 2 thoughts on “Algebra: How to Graph y=mx+b”

1. Dr. Darrin says:

Great post. I like the graphics as they really help students

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1. Math Sux says:

Thanks so much! That’s what I’m going for!

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