# SOLUTION: What is the basic method for graphing a linear equation

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 206402: What is the basic method for graphing a linear equationAnswer by rapaljer(4667)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!There are three basic methods of graphing a straight line: 1. Point plotting. Select two or three values of x, find the corresponding value of y, plot the points, and connect the dots! 2. Slope-intercept method. Recommended for equations written in the form y=mx+b. 3. Two intercept method. Recommended for equations written in the form ax+by=c. For additional explanation, see my website by clicking on my tutor name "rapaljer" anywhere in algebra.com. Look for the link on my homepage "Basic, Intermediate, and College Algebra: One Step at a Time", select "Basic Algebra" and look for Chapter 4. The entire explanation is available at this link and it's all free. For a video of me explaining this topic, on my homepage, look for "Rapalje Videos", select "Basic Algebra", and look for "Graphing and Slope of a Line." Again, it's all FREE!! Send me an Email if you need help finding anything. R^2 Dr. Robert J. Rapalje Seminole State College Altamonte Springs, FL 31714