Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 2

Answer

point-slope $m$ $(x_1,y_1)$

Work Step by Step

The form $y - y_1 = m_1(x - x_1)$ is called point-slope form. When a linear equation in two variables is written in this form, $m$ is the slope of its graph and $(x_1,y_1)$ is a point on the graph.
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