# Find the Intercepts for the Graph of the Equation Given

### How To : Find intercepts & use them to graph linear equations

The first question asks for the intercepts x and y. To find X, you would need to set Y to zero, leaving the equation 3X=6. X then equals 2 after you divide both sides by 3. The X intercept that you found is not just the value of 2, but it is the ordered pair X=2 and Y=0 on a g ...more

### How To : Find the equation of an ellipse given a graph

Notes College Algebra teaches you how to find the equation of an ellipse given a graph. You first want to find out the center of the ellipse, which in the video is (2, -3). The major axis is parallel to the X axis. The equation is (x - h) squared/a squared plus (y - k) squared ...more

### How To : Find the formula of a piecewise function given a graph

This video shows how to find the formula of a piecewise function when given a graph. The first step is to write a definition for the graph, which is done by identifying the different domains shown in the graph. The second step is writing formulas for each domain specified by t ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a circle given: center & tangent

In this video, the instructor shows how to find the equation of a circle given its center point and a tangent line to it. To do this, take a graph and plot the given point and the tangent on that graph. Now, from the center of the circle, measure the perpendicular distance to ...more

### How To : Find a missing coordinate given: coordinate & equation

In this video, the instructor shows how to find an unknown coordinate given the other coordinate of that point and the equation that passes thought the point. A point is said to lie on the graph, if the point can satisfy that equation of the line. To check if a particular poin ...more

### How To : Graph a straight line given its equation

Doug Simms who runs a page at free math tutoring shows in this video a very broken down process that can help you understand how to graph a straight line from an algebraic equation and why it is that way. On a smart projecting board, in a slide show creating software, he expla ...more

### How To : Graph linear functions by finding X & Y Intercept

This video shows the method to graph a linear function by finding the X and Y intercept. Only two points are needed to graph linear functions. So we find the point on Y axis or the Y intercept and the point on the X axis or the X intercept. We notice that on the Y axis the X c ...more

### How To : Find the zeros when graphing a quadratic equation

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to graph a parabola and also how to find its roots which are also known as zeroes. He gives the quadratic formula of how to find x-intercepts of a parabola. He takes an example and substitutes the values and finds out the values of the ...more

### How To : Find the point slope form of a line equation

This is a mathematical instructional video on finding the point slope form of a line equation. This technique allows you to find the x and y intercepts of a line. The point slope form is (y-y1)=m(x-x1). The instructor tells you what each of the variables represents, and shows ...more

### How To : Write and graph an equation in slope intercept form

This video teaches us the method to write an equation in slope intercept form and to graph it. The equation of line is y = mx + c. m is the slope and c is the y intercept or the point where it crosses the y axis. Let us find the equation of line if it crosses (8,6) and m=1/2. ...more

### How To : Graph using the slope intercept equation of a line

This video shows us how to draw a linear equation using the slope and intercept technique. First, the narrator explains how to simplify the equation in order to get the slope and intercept out. He then shows how the coefficient of x equals the slope and the constant term tells ...more

### How To : Graph using the intercept method

You can draw intercept in graph. The teacher took 4x + 3y =12 for solving using intercepts and told that the standard form of the equation should have X and Y terminal at the left side and constant at the right side. He told for making X-intercept we need to substitute Y as z ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line

In this video the instructor shows how to find the equation of the line given its slope and a point that lies on it. If the slope of the line is m and the point that lies on it is (x,y) then you can find the equation of the line by substituting the values in the slope-intercep ...more

### How To : Determine the equation of a line

Learn how to determine the equation of a line with this tutorial: The equation of a line can be determined by two given conditions. 1. The line passing through a single point with a given slope. 2. The line passing through two points. 1. Equation of the line passing through ...more

### How To : Graph half an ellipse

If you are given an equation of ellipse in the form of a function whose value is a square root, you may need to simplify it to make it look like the equation of an ellipse. Now equate the function to a variable y and perform squaring on both sides to remove the radical. Now si ...more

### How To : Use and find x & y-intercepts in algebra

A straight line can be represented in the form of a liner equation containing two variables x and y. When the equation is graphed on a pair of coordinate axes, the line passes cut through the axes in two points. The point where the line cuts the x-axes is called as its x coord ...more

### How To : Graph an equation in point-slope form

This video tells you how to draft an equation in point-slope form. Consider the equation (y+4) = 2(x+7) for example. The formula for the point-slope form is (y-y1) = m(x-x1). To plot the graph you have to identify m the slope, the x intercept x1 and the y intercept y1. In this ...more

### Use the quadratic equation : finding the mirror point

In this video the tutor shows how to find the mirror point using a quadratic equation. He says that to graph a parabola you need to find the mirror point symmetrical to the Y-intercept. Now he explains how to find a mirror point using an example with sample values. He begins w ...more

### How To : Find abc, curve direction & y-intercept (quadratic eq)

In this tutorial, we learn how to find abc, curve direction & y-intercept (quadratic eq). First, you need to find the a,b, and c of the equation. A will equal what the coefficient is in the equation, B will equal the second, and C will equal the third term. This tells us if th ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations via the elimination method

Elimination in mathematics is used to find the solution set of a system of equalities. This video tutorial shows how to use elimination to find the solution set of a given equation and offers several examples to illustrate the process. Before applying this method, the equation ...more

### How To : Graph lines using x and y intercepts

A line is defined by two connecting points on a graph, and intercepts are the points on both the x- and y-axis, where the line intersects. This video tutorial demonstrates how to graph lines using x and y intercepts in a given area. This instructional video also graphs various ...more

### How To : Graph an equation in standard form

This video shows you how to graph an equation in standard form. In easy to understand instructions, you will learn how to find the x and y intercepts in order to put those two points on a graph, creating a line. Finding the intercepts is as easy as plugging in zero and solving ...more

### How To : Graph a quadratic function in factored form

This video deals with solving quadratic functions. It does not involve the use of the quadratic equation; rather, only factored equations are used. The speaker starts out with a factored quadratic equation. The speaker goes on to do the mathematical steps necessary to find bot ...more

### How To : Solve a linear system with no solution

A method for solving a linear system with no solution is described. The method is described in 4 steps. The first step in the method is designed to solve a linear system that is described consist of “solving by graphing”. Details fo ...more

### How To : Determine if a point lies on a line in slope intercept

In this video the author shows how to find out if a Point lies on a Line in Slope Intercept Form. He shows it by an example where he takes a point, which is an ordered pair in the form (x, y) and a line, which is an first degree equation. Now he substitutes the values of x and ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line easily

This is the video about how to Find the equation of a line. The equation of a line with a defined slope m can also be written as follows: y = mx + b where m is the slope of the line and b is the y intercept of the graph of the line. The above form is called the slope intercept ...more

### How To : Use curve sketching to solve equations in calculus

PatrickJMT takes you through step by step on the basics of how to use curve sketching to solve calculus equations. Steps that are covered in this two part video include domain, intercepts, symmetry, horizontal and vertical asymtotes, intervals of increase/decrease, local maxim ...more

### How To : Find the vertex when graphing a quadratic equation

The instructor goes about giving a crash course on finding the vertex of a parabola. This is a very nice review of the subject but not really a complete lesson. The instructor fails to explain many of the symbols and other expressions used. The simple way taught by the instruc ...more

### How To : Graph a circle

In this tutorial, we learn how to graph a circle. When given an equation to graph the circle, you will first need to find the vertex of the circle. Once you find this, you can use those coordinates to mark the vertex on the graph. Follow the negatives and positives to go up, d ...more

### How To : Find y-intercept with an equation in point slope form

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to find the Y-Intercept given the equation of the line in Point-Slope form. He shows how to do this with an example. He tells to substitute the value of x to zero to find out Y-Intercept as Y-Intercept is nothing but the point where th ...more

### How To : Use the slope formula to find the slope of a line

Easily learn how to graph a straight line using rise over run also known as slope. Algebra made easy! You will easily learn the meaning of the algebraic term slope. This video will teach you how to master algebraic problems that require graphing linear equations. In less than ...more

### How To : Find the determinant & area of a parallelogram

In this video, we learn how to find the determinant & area of a parallelogram. The determinant of a 2x2 matrix is equal to the area of the parallelogram defined by the column vectors of the matrix. Graph both of the equations that you are given on the vertical and horizontal a ...more

### How To : Graph quadratic equations

In this video, the instructor shows you how to graph quadratic equations. When you have a quadratic equation in terms of x and y, first try to identify the coefficients of the terms. Now use front end of the quadratic formula to find the line of symmetry which is the first hal ...more

### How To : Find the distance between 2 points w/ distance formula

Algebra – The Distance Formula. This video describes how to find the distance between 2 points of a graph in a step by step method. Made by Ya Math, the instructor assists the class in finding the distance between (6,8) and (3,4) by showing us the equation d=v((x_1-x_2 )^2+(y_ ...more

### How To : Graph & shade a polygon of constraints

This video shows us how to graph & shade a polygon of constraints. Start out by finding the non zero constraints and the other constraints and inequalities. You will need to know how to graph before you begin to do this equation. Look at the first constraint and then fill in t ...more

### How To : Write a slope intercept equation for a line on a graph

A topic which is taught during school days: The slope - intercept equation of a line in a 2 dimensional space. As explained in the video, it is written in the following form: y = mx + b Here the x and y symbols represent the co-ordinate axes, m represents the slope of the l ...more

### How To : Graph square root functions & inequalities

On Yay Math, Robert Ahdoot, founder of Yay Math, will show you some square root functions and some inequalities. He begins with the problem y=x². Then he makes a sketch with two intersecting lines in a t shape. The problem is illustrated by a curved U shape, the U's bottom res ...more

### How To : Solve a system of equations in algebra

In this math lesson you will learn how to solve a system of equations. Watch the following video to learn how to translate a word problem into a system of linear equations. Two linear equations considered in the same time form a system of linear equations. A system of linear ...more

### How To : Find the slope from a graph

To do this, there are many ways to approach this problem. One way is to look at the change in Y over the change in X by looking at the points on the graph. Another way is to use the equation Y2-Y1 over the equation X2-X1. In other equations where you are given a graph, you may ...more

### How To : Graph a system of linear equations

Given a equation of a line, you can graph the line. A system of equations is nothing but equations of more than one line. In a single equation all the points that lie on the line, satisfy the equation of the line. Similarly a solution of a system of equations is points that sa ...more

### How To : Graph linear inequalities

Solving the Inequalities using graph, first you have to take the inequality equation into equal. Then convert the equation into straight line equation i-e(y=mx+c). Giving own values for 'x' like (-1, 0, 1) we would get the value for 'y'. By plotting these points in the graph, ...more

### How To : Write a slope-intercept equation given an X-Y table

In this tutorial the author shows how to derive a slope-intercept equation of a line given an X-Y table. He explains that the general form of slope intercept form which is y = m*x + b. Now he intends to find value of slope, i.e. m first. Now slope is change in y over change in ...more

### How To : Balance chemical equations the right way

In this tutorial, we learn how to balance chemical equations. The first thing you want to do is to draw a graph and label one side reactants and the other side products. Go through each of the atoms that are in your equation on both sides. Write out how many atoms are in each ...more

### How To : Use differential equations to solve for velocity

The guy first gives the definition of differential equations. He explains that a differential equation is an equation that contains the derivatives of an unknown function. He then gives some examples of differential equation and explains what the equation's order means. After ...more

### Coding Fundamentals : An Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms

What is a Data Structure? When we think of a "structure" we often think of architecture, but data also often has structure. There are many different types of data structures: arrays, graphs, queues, stacks, and so on. We use these structures in order to be able to effectively ...more

### How To : Graph a linear equation using slope and y-intercept

In this video tutorial learn how to graph an equation using the slope and y-intercept. To show how this can be done, the equation 4X-5Y=20 is used as an example. The first step that needs to be done is to convert the equation into the y=mx+b format where m is the slope and b i ...more

### How To : Get CyanogenMod's Sleek Graphing Calculator & Widget on Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Without Rooting

It's that time of the year again when scores of students are flocking to stores for school supplies. Pens, pencils, books, and for math students, calculators. Graphing calculators like the ubiquitous TI-83 (and 84) series have been a staple of high school and college math cla ...more

### How To : Turn Your Samsung Galaxy S3 into a Powerful TI-89 Titanium Graphing Calculator

If I were a math major, I'd probably be rolling in dough somewhere in Silicon Valley right now, but since multiplying numbers and figuring out tangents gives me panic attacks, I went the English route... pays much better. Still, I never would have graduated if I didn't pass a ...more

### How To : Use Traffic Analysis to Defeat TOR

As was mentioned by the great OTW last week, TOR, aka The Onion Router, has had its integrity attacked by the NSA. In an attempt to reduce the anonymity granted by the service, the NSA has opened a great many nodes of their own. The purpose is presumably to trace the origin of ...more

### News : The 50 Best Augmented Reality Apps for iPhone, iPad & Android Devices

Contrary to popular belief, augmented reality apps have been available for a while now. I remember using the Layar app (still available for iOS and Android) to explore nearby businesses and landmarks with varying success via an early-generation Android handset. It would be ha ...more

### How To : The Simple No-Prop Method for Fixing a Wobbly Table Super Fast

As sure as death and taxes, sitting at a wobbly table at one time or another is inescapable. With your weight on it, the table shifts from one end to the other, lifting one leg in the air and then the other; a parade of seesaws, especially if you have someone sitting on the ot ...more

### How To : Find the equation representing a given line in algebra

Need to find the equation of a line? See how it's done with this free video algebra lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the ...more

### How To : Find the slope of a line given a graph

Need to calculate how steep a line is? See how it's done with this free video math lesson. Need help finding the From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the ...more

### How To : Find the slope, given a graph

If you watch this video, you will learn what slope is, and how to find it. Slope is defined as rise divided by run, where rise in the increase the Y coordinate and run is the increase in the X coordinate. For example, if you pick two points, you can travel from the left point ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 2 points

This tutorial teaches you how to find a mathematical equation of a line given 2 points that exists on the line. The tutorial starts off with 2 points labeled (2,-4) and (3,6). The first step is to determine the slope of the line using the formula given in the tutorial in blue. ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a line given 1 point

Need help figuring out how to find the equation of a line given a single point? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks t ...more

### How To : Find the perpendicular line to a given equation

Want to find a perpendicular line for a given linear equation? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, i ...more

### How To : Find the parallel line to a given equation

This videos explains how one can easily find the parallel line to a given mathematical equation. He starts by explaining what it means for two lines to be parallel mathematically speaking. Defining two lines, then comparing the slope of both lines you can mathematically determ ...more

### How To : Solve problems about linear equation

In this video the instructor shows how to write a linear equation. If you need to find the equation of a line that passes through the two given points then you need to find the linear equation of that line. The first step is to find the slope of the line that passes through th ...more

### How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular & parallel line

This video shows how to find the equation of the line perpendicular and parallel to a given line. The video starts off with an example, given the lines and the slopes (m). When 2 lines are parallel to each other, they have the same slope. When 2 lines are perpendicular to each ...more

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