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

### How To : Write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form

Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this beginning-algebra lesson on writing lines in slope intercept form. M is the slope, and b is the y intercept.

### 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Write a slope-intercept equation perpendicular to line

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to write a Slope-intercept equation that is perpendicular to a line and passes through a point. He shows how to do this by solving an example with sample values. He says that the slope of a line perpendicular to the original line is th ...more

### How To : Solve a system of linear equations through graphing

This video shows the method to solve a pair of linear equations by plotting their graph. Look for points of intersection of the two graphs which is the solution. Let us solve 5x-y=6 and 2x+y=8. Writing the equations of lines in slope intercept form, we get y=5x-6 and y=-2x+8. ...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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : Determine if a point lies on a line in standard form

In this video, we learn how to determine if a point lies on a line in standard form. In order to do this, you will need to substitute the X and Y value with the ordered pair that is given. The X value is the first number and the Y value is the second number. Re-write your equa ...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 given 2 points with fractions

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to find the slope of a line given two points with fractional values. To do this first name your two points as point 1 with coordinates as x1, y1 and point 2 with coordinates x2, y2. Then substitute the values in the equation of t ...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 : 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 : 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

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### 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

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### 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 : Find a slope of a straight line with: Ax + By + C = 0

In this video the instructor shows how to find the slope of an equation which is in the form Ax + By + C = 0. He says that the formula to find the slope of a line in the above form is slope m = -A/B, where A and B are the numeric constants of the variables x and y in the given ...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 : 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

### 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 : 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 : 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 equations of parallel and perpendicular lines

A pair of straight lines can be parallel lines or perpendicular lines or neither. Two lines are said to be parallel when their slopes are equal. Two parallel lines never intersect each other. On the other hand two lines are perpendicular when the product of their slopes is equ ...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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