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## Identify x- and y-intercepts and slope of linear equations from an equation, graph or table. 0806.3.6

### Links verified on 11/12/2016

1. How to Use the Slope Intercept Form (in Algebra) - explanation from Wiki How-to
2. Linear Equation in Two Variables - a 27 slide show with good examples and explanation
3. Learning about Rate of Change in Linear Functions Using Interactive Graphs - lesson plan from NCTM [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] 4. Make a Scatter Plot with Excel - this step-by-step lesson makes a linear graph from a set of x- and y- values, inserts a trend line and labels the linear equation used
5. The Meaning of Slope and y-Intercept in the Context of Word Problems - explanation and three examples from Purple Math
6. Rate of Change: Connecting Slope to Real Life - a lesson on using slope to find the rate of change accompanied by graphs and explanations
7. Rate of Change Practice Problems - nine practice problems (including a graph to interpret) followed by an answer key
8. Save Our Dumb Planet - [a linear equation game] Deduce correct flight path equations and then plot co-ordinates accurately to ensure your missiles hit their targets and destroy the rogue meteors heading on a collision course with Earth! 9. Significant Figures Calculator - one of many calculators available from Omni Calculator
1. Slope Calculator - [also from Omni Calculator] determines the slope or gradient between two points in the Cartesian coordinate system
10. Using the X and Y Intercept to Graph Linear Equations - This follow up to the lesson on rate of change deals with linear equations written in standard form rather than slope intercept form
1. Finding the X Intercept and Y Intercept to Graph Standard Form Equations - five practice problems to practice using what was learned in the lesson above, followed by an answer key
11. Slope Intercept Form - a way to express the equation of a line - interactive practice followed by practice problems 12. Slope Intercept Jeopardy - this show is in Jeopardy format; with five categories each with five questions - good for a while class review
13. Writing the Equation of a Line - a 15 slide show with practice problems site for teachers | PowerPoint show | Acrobat document | Word document | whiteboard resource | sound | video format | interactive lesson | a quiz | lesson plan | to print Internet4classrooms is a collaborative effort by Susan Brooks and Bill Byles. 