Simple Linear Fuction y = mx + b

Linear Function Basics

This applet will demonstrate the basics of linear functions.

Slider a will vary the slope of the line.
Slider b will vary the y-intercept.

The check boxes will turn on upto 3 points for you to calculate the slope of the line.
The slope check box will allow you to check your slope.
The y=x check box will graph the parent curve with the current line.

The full linear equation is displayed at all times.

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This applet can be used by teachers in a demonstration mode in the classroom or teachers can have students load it on their own computers with a worksheet to be complete for a grade.

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