# Relating the Slope and Intercept of a Line to Its Graph

Skill:

Write the equation of and graph linear relationships given the slope and y-intercept.

# Relating the Slope and Intercept of a Line to Its Graph

Compare the equations and graphs of lines after vertical shifts in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

The equations of two lines are and . How would the graphs of these lines be the same? How would they be different?

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### Open-ended question 2

Write the equation of a line with a -intercept of .

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