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What is Slope Intercept Form? - Definition, Equation & Examples

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The equation of a line is y = -0.65x - 1.25. What is the slope (m) and y-intercept (b) for the line?

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1. A line has equation y - 3 = 1.5(x - 2). What is the slope (m) and y-intercept (b) of the line?

2.

The TextMore Wireless Co., a telecommunications company, charges the following on a monthly basis:

$45 flat charge (covers unlimited domestic calls and unlimited data) AND $0.35 per outgoing text messages (no charge for incoming text messages).

What is the equation in slope-intercept form that relates the total monthly charge (y) to the number of outgoing text messages (x)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be assessed on your knowledge of concepts like the structure of the slope intercept form, identifying each component of this structure, and the uses of the slope intercept form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To clarify, these assessments will test you on:

  • Each portion of the slope intercept form
  • Application of the slope intercept form
  • Examples of the slope intercept form

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about graphing in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding algebra
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the slope intercept form and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you're itching to know more of the slope intercept form, check out our lesson, What is Slope Intercept Form? - Definition, Equation & Examples. Let this lesson act as a guide for more information about:

  • The definition of and equation for the slope intercept form
  • Finding the slope intercept form for a line
  • Real-world uses of the slope intercept form
  • Graphing slopes
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