Linear Equation Vocabulary

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Created Oct 13, 2010
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Coefficient
Numbers that are in front on the variable: 13y
Constant
Number that does not change
Linear Equation
equation of a straight line: ax+b=0
Slope-Intercept Form
A linear equation written in the form y= mx+b, where m represents slope and b represents the...
Standard Form
A way to write numbers by writing digits
Point Slope Form
The equation of a line in the form of y-y1= m(x-x1)
Steepness
The slope
x-Intercept
The x-coordinate of the point where the graph of a line crosses the x-axis
y-Intercept
The y-coordinate of the point where the graph of a line crosses the y-axis
Run
The horizontal change when the slope of a line is expressed as the ratio rise over run
Rise
The vertical change when the slope of a line is expressed as the ratio rise over run
Flatness
How level the line is
x-axis
The horizontal axis on a coordinate plane
y-axis
The vertical axis on a coordinate plane  

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