Algebra Review  SLOPE  SLOPE Intercept  Word Problems Find the SLOPE intercept equation  Solving for m and b 

100What is a variable?
A letter or symbol that represents an unknown value.

100What is "rise over run" or the "steepness of a line".
This is a way to describe what SLOPE means.

100What is y = mx + b?
The SLOPE intercept form formula.

100What is y = 2x + 4?
A bunny has 4 carrots and earns 2 carrots an hour from farmer Joe. How do you write this in slopeintercept equation?

100What is m= 3 and b= 44?
In the equation, y = 3x 44, name the slope (m) and the yintercept (b).

200What is a coefficient?
The number in front of a variable.

200What is another name for the X value? (not Input)
The independent value.

200What is the Y axis?
The yintercept crosses this axis.

200What is y = 20x + 100?
Fred has $100 and gets an allowance of $20 a week. What is the slopeintercept equation for this?

200What is m= 2 and b= 75?
In the equation, y + 75 = 2x, name the slope and the yintercept.
(hint: write equation in slope intercept form first)

300What is a linear equation?
An equation whose graph is a straight line.

300What is the dependent variable, or the Y value?
When solving for the SLOPE of a line, this variable depends on the independent variable, or X value.

300What is the yintercept?
The b in the SLOPE intercept formula.

300What is y = 5x + 50?
Suzy has $50 and spends $5 a day on parking.
How would you express this in slopeintercept form?

300What is m= .5 and b= 32?
In the equation, y= .5x + 32, name the slope and the yintercept.

400What is a nonlinear equation?
An equation whose X and Y values do not have a constant rate of change.

400What is a vertical line?
A "______________" line has an undefined SLOPE.

400What is the SLOPE?
The m in the SLOPE intercept formula.

400What is y = 10X + 25?
John starts with $25 in his Savings account and adds $10 every week. How is this written as a slopeintercept equation?

400What is the SLOPE formula?
The name of this formula is what?
Y2Y1 / X2X1

500What is (0,0)?
The name of this ordered pair is the origin.

500What is a horizontal line?
A "_______________" line has a SLOPE of zero.

500What is the yintercept?
The starting point on the y axis.

500What is y = 3x  50?
You earn $3 on every bracelet you sell after spending $50 on supplies.

500What is 2/1 or 2?
Given two points on a graph, (1,3) and (2,5), determine the SLOPE.
