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1-9.

Write down everything you know about the equation $y=mx+b$. You should include what this general equation represents, as well as what each of the different letters represents. Be as thorough as possible.

What is the graph's shape?

What does $b$ represent?

What does $m$ represent?

What do $x\ \text{and}\ y$ represent?

$y=mx+b$ is a line.
$b$ represents the $y$-intercept.
$m$ represents the slope.
$(x,y)$ is the ordered pair for every point on the line.