Finding the Slope-Intercept-Form (WS 6)

Below you can see a line and its corresponding linear equation.

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Note: Write down all your answers on a sheet of paper.
  1. Move slider m and describe how the line and its equation change. 
  2. Move slider b and describe what happens with the line and its equation. Explain where you can find value b in the dynamic figure.
  3. Where can you find the values of m and b in the equation? Write the equation in a more general form using the variables m and b instead of their values. 
  4. Try to explain why this general form of the equation is called "slope-intercept-form".

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