Find the equation of a straight line using y=mx+c

In this lesson, we will find the equation of a straight line using y=mx+c. We will use coordinates taken from a plotted straight line to help us calculate the gradient, then use a method of substitution to find the equation of the line.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Work out the gradient of the line.

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Q2.Work out the gradient of the line.

2/3

Q3.Work out the gradient of the line passing through the points (-5, -9) and (1, 3).

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Work out the gradient of the line.

1/3

Q2.Work out the gradient of the line.

2/3

Q3.Work out the gradient of the line passing through the points (-5, -9) and (1, 3).

3/3

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Quiz:

Find the equation of a straight line using y=mx+c

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Work out the equation of the line.

1/3

Q2.Work out the equation of the line.

2/3

Q3.Find the equation of the straight line that has a gradient of 4 and passes through the point (1, 10)

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Find the equation of a straight line using y=mx+c

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Work out the equation of the line.

1/3

Q2.Work out the equation of the line.

2/3

Q3.Find the equation of the straight line that has a gradient of 4 and passes through the point (1, 10)

3/3

Lesson summary: Find the equation of a straight line using y=mx+c

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