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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What is the Y axis?
The y-intercept crosses this axis.

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

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

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

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What 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.

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What is the y-intercept?
The b in the SLOPE intercept formula.

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

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

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What is a non-linear equation?
An equation whose X and Y values do not have a constant rate of change.

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

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

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

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What is the SLOPE formula?
The name of this formula is what? Y2-Y1 / X2-X1

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

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

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What is the y-intercept?
The starting point on the y axis.

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

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

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