Computer-Based Algebra title
Dooley's Line Equation Maker
Point 1
(x1, y1)
Point 2
(x2, y2)
( , )
( , )
slope:
y-intercept:

 

Directions for using the Equation of a Line Maker

In the boxes on the left, enter the values for two points. To move from one box to the next, use the Tab key. Make sure to place the x-value in the first box and the y-value in the second box for each point.

Click the Calculate key see the value for the slope and the y-intercept.

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Find the equation of the line for each pair of points. Then, use the Equation of a Line Maker to check each of your answers. Remember, you will not use the Equation of a Line Maker on tests, but you can use it to check your work while you practice.

1. (-2, -6) and (0, -4)

2. (1, 3) and (3, 9)

3. (-2, -8) and (-4, -16)

4. (2, 1) and (4, 2)

5. (0, 0) and (1, 4)

6. (6, -2) and (9, -1)

7. (2, 5) and (10, 25)

8. (5, 0) and (0, 2)

9. (3, 12) and (9, 4)

10. (0, -1) and (1, -6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Activity 3: Equation of a Line Maker

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