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# What kind of equation is y equals mx plus b?

Updated: 8/20/2019

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A straight line equation

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### In the linear equation is the variable for the y intercept b or c ie y equals mx plus b or y equals mx plus b?

in the equation: y=mx+b , the y-intercept is represented by "b".

### What is the term for y equals mx plus b?

It is the equation formula for a straight line equation.

y=mx+b?

### Y equals mx plus c c?

That is the standard equation to graph a line.

### The position of an object starting from rest is described by the equation x equals 0.5at2 where x and t are measured variables Determine a based on the equation y equals mx plus b?

X equals 0.5at squared is a quadratic equation. It describes a parabola. Y equals mx plus b is a linear equation. It describes a line. You cannot describe a parabola with a linear equation.

### How do you solve the equation Mx plus Nx equals Px?

you multiply m n p

### What does mx plus b equals y mean?

The equation y = mx + b is the equation for a line in slope-intercept form. The slope is m, and the y-axis intercept is b.

### What is the name for the linear equation y equals mx plus b?

That is called slope - intercept form

### What if you have the equation of y-1 equals x and you want it to b in y equals mx plus b?

the y-1 is a minus .

### How do you solve for y in the equation y equals mx plus b?

If y = mx + b, then x = (y-b)/m (for m not equal to zero).

### What is the slope intercept form of the equation y equals mx plus b?

That's it, just the way you said it:y = mx + b'm' is the slope'b' is the intercept