What Is a Slope Intercept Form Converter?

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A slope intercept form converter is an online tool that helps students determine the slope intercept form of the equation of a straight line. A student supplies the tool with the x and y coordinates of the line in the form (x1, y1) and (x2, y2).

The converter also determines the slope (gradient) and the y-intercept of the line. The slope intercept version of the equation of a straight line is obtained from y = mx + b, where m is the gradient of the line and b its y-intercept. From calculations, the slope m of the straight line is m = (y2 - y1) / (x2 - x1).