How to Write an Equation for the Line in Point Slope Form

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 : Find the equation of a line in point-slope form

When you are given a point through which a line passes and the slope of that line, you can calculate the equation of that line. The general equation to solve this kind of equations is called as point-slope form. The point slope of a line passing through (a, b) with slope of m ...more

How To : Solve an equation using the point slope form

In this video the instructor shows how to derive a general equation for a line in Point-Slope form. The slope of an equation is the ratio of difference of y coordinates to the difference of x coordinates. In other words, slope is the change of y up on change of x. So you have ...more

How To : Find if a point lies on a line in point slope form

In this tutorial, the author shows how to determine if a point lies on a given line which is in Point Slope Form. To show the method he takes a sample point order pair and an equation of a line in its point slope form. Now he substitutes the value of the x, y order pair and th ...more

How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line easily

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and is perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtai ...more

How To : Find the equation of a perpendicular line

In this video the instructor shows how to find out an equation of a perpendicular line. If you need to find the equation of a line passing through the given point and perpendicular to another line, the first thing you need to do is compute the slope of the given line. Obtain t ...more

How To : Solve systems of linear equations by graphing

In this video the instructor shows how to solve systems of linear equation by graphing. A system of linear equation is equations of two lines that are to be graphed on the same coordinate axes. Now take the first equation and write it to form y = mx + b. Now extract the value ...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 : Graph a line using slope intercept form

A basis of algebra, slope intercept form can easily bring your equation to a graph with ease. This video will show you exactly how to graph equations using the slope intercept form. Students learn to use slope-intercept form to graph a line. Slope-intercept form is y = mx + b ...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 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 : Graph a line in slope-intercept form

Graphing a line in slope-intercept form is easy in simple after watching this video. In this math tutorial, you'll be guided step-by-step how to graph a line from an equation in the y=mx+b format. The steps include determining the slope and the y-intercept, plotting the y-inte ...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 : 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 : Find the slope of a line

Learn how to find the slope of a line in this math tutorial. Whether you're doing your math homework or trying to figure out how steep a mountain is, the slope of a line is simple to calculate and has many practical uses. You Will Need: • Graph paper • Pencil • Basic math ski ...more

How To : Graph an inequality in slope-intercept form

This how to video shows you how to graph an inequality in slope intercept form. First, graph the line. Depending on the inequality, use a dash or solid line. Use a solid line for less than or equal to or greater than or equal to. Use a dash line for greater than or less than. ...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 : 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 : The 4 Best Password Managers for iPhone & iPad

Using a strong password is critical to the security of your online accounts. However, according to Dashlane, US users held an average of 130 different accounts in 2015. Memorizing strong passwords for this many accounts is impractical. Fortunately, password managers solve this ...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

How To : Graph a parabola properly in vertex form

This video shows viewers who are interested in mathematics how to graph a parabola whose formula is displayed in vertex form, or the form y=a(x-h)^2+k, where the vertex is (h, k). After determining the vertex, plot it on your graph. After graphing your vertex, your axis of sym ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Pant Pattern

Written Instructions with accompanying video for anyone who wants to make a basic pant exactly to your measurements! Please get your correct measurements before you begin from How to Take Your Measurements. Video: . Note: Solid lines are the final cutting lines. Dotted lines a ...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 : 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 : Find the equation of a tangent line

This is the video about how to find the equation of a tangent line. As you may recall, a line which is tangent to a curve at a point a, must have the same slope as the curve. Therefore, the slope of the tangent is m = lim f(a + h) - f(a) h-->0 h Since the slope equation of the ...more

How To : Convert temperature using a point slope equation

In this video the instructor shows how to convert temperature using the point slope form. In this kind of problem sometimes you are given a temperature in Fahrenheit and its equivalent in Celsius and an other temperature similarly in both Fahrenheit and Celsius. Now you are as ...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 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 : Determine if lines are parallel or perpendicular

In this tutorial, we learn how to determine if lines are parallel or perpendicular. You will be given two straight line equations. First, remember that parallel lines have equal slope, identical to each other. Perpendicular lines have negative reciprocal slopes. For example, 2 ...more

How To : Graph linear inequalities

In this video the instructor shows how to graph linear inequalities. A linear in a equation is almost similar to a linear equation except for the sign in the equation. Now treat the in equation as a linear equation and graph the line. So substitute the lesser than or greater t ...more

How To : Solve standard-form linear equations in algebra 1

Looking for a primer on how to solve a standard-form linear equation in algebra? Learn how with this free video lesson, which offers examples of how to use the x and y intercepts of a line to write the equation of the line in standard form. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creato ...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 : Graph a linear equation using slope-intercept form

Are you "just not a math person"? Hogwash. Everyone seems to think that at one point in their life. With a little practice and study, math will become more and more easy to understand. Start your journey towards become a "math person" with help from this video, which teaches h ...more

How To : Use rise over run to graph a straight line

In this video the tutor shows how to graph a straight line using the rise over run method. The rise over run trick allows you to graph a straight line as long as you have a starting point and a slope value in the form of a fraction. The first step is to graph the starting poin ...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 an equation

In this video, we learn how to graph an equation. First, pick a point out of the equation and see if it's a solution to the equation. This equation shows where two lines cross in the math problem. See if the two coordinates are part of the line that is on the equation. The two ...more

How To : Understand parallel and perpendicular lines

In this video the instructor talks about parallel and perpendicular lines. Parallel lines are lines whose slope is the same. Now take the equations of a couple of parallel lines. Graph those lines on a coordinate axes and you can see that the lines are parallel to each other a ...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 : Solve a system by the elimination method

In this video the instructor shows how to solve a system of equations by elimination method. First you need to know how many possible number of solutions you can get by solving a system of equations. There are three possibilities. In the first case there are two lines with dif ...more

How To : Derive the equation of a straight line

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to derive a straight line equation. He shows us a process that consists of two steps. In step one he uses the slope formula to obtain the slope of the line which is the ratio of difference of y-coordinates and difference of x-coordinat ...more

How To : Graph linear equations in algebra easily

In this math lesson you will learn how to graph linear inequalities. Let’s graph the following inequality: 4x + y > 4 First, attach the corresponding equation: 4x + y = 4 Then, isolate y by subtracting 4x on both sides: y = -4x + 4 The slope and y-intercept equation of a ...more

How To : Graph the slope of a line through two points

If you want to learn how to get and graph the slope of a line using two points, you should watch this. 1. Let your two points be (x1 , y1) and (x2 , y2). Draw a straight line that connects the two points. 2. Use the formula, m = change in y over change in x , for finding the s ...more

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