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Investigating y=mx+b

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students use a graphing calculator to explore graphs of equations in slope-intercept form.

This Activity comes from Prentice Hall's © 2007 Algebra 1 textbook.

Before the Activity

  • Review the activity PDF file
  • Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Enter equations in slope-intercept form.
  • Graph equations.
  • Analyze graphs.


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets.
  • Follow the procedures as outlined.
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student progress, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.