3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Linear equations may be written in different forms. The general form of a linear equation in slope-intercept form y = mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 1: Write an equation of the line in slopeintercept form.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 2: Write an equation of the line in slopeintercept form.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 3: Write an equation of the line passing through the point (-1, 1) that is parallel to the line with the equation y = 2 x – 3.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 4: Write an equation of the line passing through the point (2, -3) that is parallel to the line with the equation y = 6 x +4.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 5: Write an equation of the line passing through the point (2, 3) that is perpendicular to the line with the equation y = -2 x + 2.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 6: Write an equation of the line passing through the point (3, -4) that is perpendicular to the line with the equation y = -1/2 x - 1

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 7: The graph models the total cost of joining a gym. Write an equation fo the line. Explain the meaning of the slope and the y-intercept of the line.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 8: The graph shows the cost of having cable television installed in your home. Write an equation of the line. Explain the meaning of the slope and y-intercept of the line.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Another form of a linear equation is standard form. In standard form, the equation is written as Ax + By = C, where A and B are not both zero.

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 9: Graph 3 x + 4 y = 12

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 10: Graph 2 x – 3 y = -12

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 11: Graph 2(x-1) =-y

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 11: Graph x – 3 = 0

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 12: Graph y +3 = 2

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 13: Graph 2 y – 4 = 2 x

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 11: You can rent DVD’s at a local store for $4. 00 each. An Internet company offers a flat fee of $15. 00 per month for as many rentals as you want. How many DVD’s do you need to rent to make the online rental a better buy?

3. 5 – Write and Graph Equations of Lines Example 12: One bank charges $1. 50 for each use of its debit card. Another bank charges $10 per month for an unlimited number of debit card uses. How many times per month would you need to use your debit card to make the bank that charges a flat rate the better choice?