To graph a math equation, acquire some graphing paper, draw x and y axes, and decide whether the equation is linear or non-linear. Approach the problem by finding the slope of the linear equation or using a table for a n... More »

To write the equation of a line, find the slope and the y-intercept, and incorporate them into slope-intercept form. If you do not know the slope and the intercept, you can also use point-slope form, as long as you have ... More »

Linear equations may be solved by isolating the variable or variables. Solving linear equations involves undoing whatever operations have been done to the variable and putting the variable alone on one side of the equal ... More »

A linear relationship in mathematics is one in which the graphing of a data set results in a straight line. The formula y = mx+b is used to represent a linear relationship. In this formula m is the slope of the line, and... More »

Linear equations were invented in 1843 by Irish mathematician Sir William Rowan Hamilton. He was born in 1805 and died in 1865. Through his algebraic theory, Sir Hamilton made important contributions to mathematics, and ... More »

To graph a slope, it's best to have the graph's equation already in slope-intercept form, which is y=mx+b. In this equation, m is the slope — often represented as a fraction and b is the y-intercept, or the point at whic... More »

The first step in graphing an inequality is to draw the line that would be obtained, if the inequality is an equation with an equals sign. The next step is to shade half of the graph. More »