How Do You Graph a Linear Equation by Making a Table?

How Do You Graph a Linear Equation by Making a Table?

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Graphing a function? It would be really helpful if you had a table of values that fit your equation. You could plot those values on a coordinate plane and connect the point to make your graph. See it all in this tutorial!

Keywords:

problem

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line

linear equation

y=mx+b

slope intercept

slope

intercept

form

positive slope

plot

table of values

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Check out this tutorial where you'll see exactly what order you need to follow when you simplify expressions. You'll also see what happens when you don't follow these rules, and you'll find out why order of operations is so important!