Algebra Examples

Find the Equation with a Point and Slope
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Find the value of using the formula for the equation of a line.
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Use the formula for the equation of a line to find .
Substitute the value of into the equation.
Substitute the value of into the equation.
Substitute the value of into the equation.
Find the value of .
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Rewrite the equation as .
Simplify each term.
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Multiply by to get .
Multiply by to get .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Add and to get .
Now that the values of (slope) and (y-intercept) are known, substitute them into to find the equation of the line.
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