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## Example Questions

### Example Question #21 : Slope And Line Equations

Find the equation of the line that is parallel to and contains the point (0,1).

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the equation of a line, we need to know the slope and a point that passes through the line. We can then use the equation where m is the slope of the line, and a point on the line. For parallel lines, the slopes are the same. The slope of is 3, so the slope of the parallel line will be 3 as well. We know that the parallel line needs to contain the point (0,1), so we have all of the information we need. We can now use the equation

### Example Question #22 : Slope And Line Equations

Write an equation in the form for the line that fits the following points:

(4,3), (6,6), (10,12)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The equation of a line is written in the following format:

1) The first step, then, is to find the slope, .

is equal to the change in divided by the change in .

So,

2) Next step is to find . We can find values for and from any one of the given points, plug them in, and solve for .

Let's use (4,3)

So,

Then we just fill in our value for , and we have as a function of .

### Example Question #23 : Slope And Line Equations

Which of these lines has a slope of 4 and a y-intercept of 6?

**Possible Answers:**

None of the other answers

**Correct answer:**

When an equation is in the form, its slope is and its y-intercept is . Thus, we need an equation with an of 4 and a of 6, which would be

### Example Question #24 : Slope And Line Equations

Find the equation of the line with point and slope of .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Use the point-slope formula to find the equation:

### Example Question #25 : Slope And Line Equations

Which of the following equations in standard form describes a line passing through the point with a slope of

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Start by using point-slope form:

Multiply the right side by the distributive property:

Then, convert to standard form:

### Example Question #3641 : Algebra 1

Rewrite in slope-intercept form: .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept. To rewrite the original equation in slope-intercept form, you must isolate the variable:

Now, divide each side by 20 so that stands alone and simplify, and you are left with the slope-intercept form of the equation:

### Example Question #2 : Solving Linear Functions

Find the equation for the line goes through the two points below.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Let .

First, calculate the slope between the two points.

Next, use the slope-intercept form to calculate the intercept. We are able to plug in our value for the slope, as well the the values for .

Using slope-intercept form, where we know and , we can see that the equation for this line is .

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Equation Of A Line

What is the equation of the line connecting the points and ?

**Possible Answers:**

Equation is undefined or does not exist.

**Correct answer:**

To find the equation of this line, we need to know its slope and y-intercept. Let's find the slope first using our general slope formula.

The points are and . In this case, our points are (–3,0) and (2,5). Therefore, we can calculate the slope as the following:

Our slope is 1, so plug that into the equation of the line:

We still need to find b, the y-intercept. To find this, we pick one of our points (either (–3,0) or (2,5)) and plug it into our equation. We'll use (–3,0).

Solve for b.

The equation is therefore written as .

### Example Question #121 : Equations Of Lines

Which is the correct equation for this line?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The equation for a line takes the form where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept, where the graph hits the y-axis.

The y-intercept of this line is 1, so b=1.

We can figure out the slope by comparing how far the line goes up vs. how far it goes over between any 2 points. The two most obvious points on the graph are at and . Between these two points, the graph moves down 1 and over 5. This means the slope is , so we'll put that in for m.

The equation is then .

### Example Question #22 : Slope And Line Equations

Which is the correct equation for this line?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The equation for a line takes the form where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept, where the graph hits the y-axis.

The y-intercept of this line is -4, so b=-4.

We can figure out the slope by comparing how far the line goes up vs. how far it goes over between any 2 points. The two most obvious points on the graph are at and . Between these two points, the graph moves up 3 and over 5. This means the slope is , so we'll put that in for m.

The equation is then .

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