5.2 Point-Slope Form
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by Jonathan Shaffer
| 22 Questions
Note from the author:
Assignment for using the point-slope formula and converting from point-slope to slope-intercept form.
For the first six questions, type in the equation of the line in point-slope form. Do not use spaces.
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(1, -5); m=3
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2

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2

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2

Write the equation of the line in slope-intercept form.
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3

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1
Graph the equation above using the applet below
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3

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3

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3

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1
Graph the equation above using the graphing applet below.
For the next four questions, find the slope and use the point to write an equation of the line in point-slope form.
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3
Write the equation of the line above.
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3
What is the equation of the line above?
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3
What is the equation of the line above?
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3
What is the equation of the line above?
Write the equation of the line parallel to the given line in slope-intercept form.
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3
Put the items in order below to take a point and a slope and turn it into a slope-intercept form equation.
1. Get y alone but adding or subtracting the number on the left side
2. Input m and (x₁,y₂) into the point-slope equation. Covert any double negative signs to positives
3. Rearrange so the equation looks like "y=mx + b"
4. Distribute the slope over the parentheses
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