Graphing from Slope-Intercept Form

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Example: negative slope

y = 3 x + 4

step 1:
Identify slope(m) & intercept (b)

m = -3 b = 4

step 2:
Graph intercept(b)

step 3:
Use slope(m) to find 2nd point

step 4:
Draw the line connecting both points

Example: Slope of One, Negative Intercept

y = x - 5

step 1:
Identify slope(m) & intercept (b)

m = 1 b = -5

step 2:
Graph intercept(b)

step 3:
Use slope(m) to find 2nd point

step 4:
Draw the line connecting both points

Example with slope as quotient (fraciton)

y = 2 3 x + 2

step 1:
Identify slope(m) & intercept (b)

m = 2 3 b = 2

step 2:
Graph intercept(b)

step 3:
Use slope(m) to find 2nd point

step 4:
Draw the line connecting both points