October 15, 2008

This resource has been contributed by Winpossible, and can also be accessed on their website by clicking here - Graphing equations and inequalities.

This mini-lesson, covers the basics of graphing. In simple terms, the graph of an equation is the set of all the points whose coordinates satisfy the equation. As you can guess, if the equation represents a line, we can draw the graph by connecting all points that satisfy the equation. But even if the equation does not represent a line, its graph can still be drawn by passing through all the points that would satisfy the equation. The steps involved in drawing a graph are simple:

This mini-lesson, covers the basics of graphing. In simple terms, the graph of an equation is the set of all the points whose coordinates satisfy the equation. As you can guess, if the equation represents a line, we can draw the graph by connecting all points that satisfy the equation. But even if the equation does not represent a line, its graph can still be drawn by passing through all the points that would satisfy the equation. The steps involved in drawing a graph are simple:

- plug in values of x
- compute y from the equation
- plot the ordered pair given by these two values
- repeat the three steps above till you have a set of points you can connect, and
- draw the graph that connects them

This FREE mini-lesson is a part of Winpossible's online course that covers all topics within Algebra I. Click on the video below to go through it. If you like it, you can buy our online course in Algebra I by clicking here.

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