Linear Relations

What does $m$`m` represent in the equation of a line $y=mx+c$`y`=`m``x`+`c`?

$x$`x`-intercept

A

$y$`y`-intercept

B

Slope

C

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

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

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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;