Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope and y-intercept.
The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the 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 .
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 .
Rewrite the equation as .
x-intercept(s) in point form.
Find the y-intercept.
To find the y-intercept(s), substitute in for and solve for .
y-intercept(s) in point form.
Choose to substitute in for to find the ordered pair.
Replace the variable with in the expression.
Simplify the result.
The final answer is .
The value at is .
Create a table of the and values.
Graph the line using the slope and the y-intercept, or the points.