Saturday

October 25, 2014

October 25, 2014

Posted by **Nat** on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 2:41am.

Rearrage the following equation and hence state the gradient and the y-intercept.

2y = 8x + 10

Do i just go:

y = mx + c

2y = 8x + 10

y = (8x + 10) /2

y = 4x + 5

or do i have to rearrange it so that it is stated in a different way?

Please help.

- Maths -
**drwls**, Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 3:30amYou have rearranged it perfectly into

y = mx + b form,

just by dividing both sides by two.

m (which is 4) is the slope and b (which is 5) is the y-intercept.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Maths - Hi, need a bit of help on this one. A straight line passes through the ...

Calculus - Maths - I got a few questions. Hope ya'll can help out. 1) for F(X...

Maths B - Hi, i was just wondering if you could help me with how to work out ...

Maths - Hi, I have to produce a sketch of a line that passes through the points...

MATHS - i need a lil help with this If x=2 is a root of the equation 6x^3 - px^2...

maths - Find the gradient of the straight line that passes through the points (3...

maths - find the gradient and y ntercept of the line with equation: y = 9 - 4x ...

Maths - Two people are about to begin an 18000 km trip across Asia in a Land ...

math - On a straight line graph, if the line is going this way \ and the co ...

algebra - i need help finding the base. this is the equation i got after work it...