Graphing Slope-Intercept

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Graphing Slope-Intercept


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In this PhET activity, students explore the slope-intercept form of a line and connect the slope and y-intercept to the equation of the line. The learning goals for this activity will be to graph a line given an equation in slope-intercept form, write an equation in slope-intercept form given a graphed line, predict how changing the values in a linear equation will affect the graphed line, and predict how changing the graphed line will affect the equation. This activity can be used to help teach a lesson on graphing linear equations. This PheET activity can be downloaded and assigned to Google Classroom.

Content Standard(s):
MA2015 (2016)
Grade: 9-12
Algebra I
46 ) Interpret the slope (rate of change) and the intercept (constant term) of a linear model in the context of the data. [S-ID7]

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.SP.HS.46- Given a graph that describes a set of linear data, identify the rate of change (slope) and constant term (y-intercept). (Use context of data—the total price of the stamps is calculated by increasing 50 cents for every stamp purchased or the cost if no stamps are purchased is $0.)

Tags: linear equations, slope, slope intercept, slopeintercept
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