# Graph x+2y=5

Solve for .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Rewrite in slope-intercept form.
The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.
Reorder and .
Write in form.
Reorder terms.
Remove parentheses.
Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope and y-intercept.
Find the values of and using the form .
The slope of the line is the value of , and the y-intercept is the value of .
Slope:
y-intercept:
Slope:
y-intercept:
Any line can be graphed using two points. Select two values, and plug them into the equation to find the corresponding values.
Find the x-intercept.
To find the x-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Solve the equation.
Rewrite the equation as .
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Since the expression on each side of the equation has the same denominator, the numerators must be equal.
Multiply each term in by
Multiply each term in by .
Multiply .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
x-intercept(s) in point form.
x-intercept(s):
x-intercept(s):
Find the y-intercept.
To find the y-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
Solve the equation.
Remove parentheses.
Simplify .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
y-intercept(s) in point form.
y-intercept(s):
y-intercept(s):
Create a table of the and values.
Graph the line using the slope and the y-intercept, or the points.
Slope:
y-intercept:
Graph x+2y=5