# Identifying slope from equation

## Interactive practice questions

What does $m$m stand for in the equation of a line $y=mx+c$y=mx+c?

$x$x-intercept

A

$y$y-intercept

B

Slope

C

$x$x-intercept

A

$y$y-intercept

B

Slope

C
Easy
Less than a minute

What does $c$c stand for in the equation of a line $y=mx+c$y=mx+c?

A line has the following equation: $y=6\left(3x-2\right)$y=6(3x2)

State the slope and $y$y-value of the $y$y-intercept of the equation, $y=2x+3$y=2x+3

### Outcomes

#### 10P.LR2.02

Identify, through investigation, y = mx + b as a common form for the equation of a straight line, and identify the special cases x = a, y = b;

#### 10P.LR2.03

Identify, through investigation with technology, the geometric significance of m and b in the equation y=mx + b