Wed May 23, 2012 By:

What is the equation (y=mx+c)actually means?

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Wed May 23, 2012
The equation of a straight line is usually written this way:
y = mx + c

y = how far up

x = how far along

m = Slope or Gradient (how steep the line is)

c = the Y Intercept (where the line crosses the Y axis)

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