While there are plenty of methods to get a good hand drawn graph of a linear equation, many plot more points than necessary and (if you aren’t careful) misrepresent the location of two important points: the x and y intercepts.

Using the intercepts to plot your line takes care of both of these problems and more importantly: its fast! In this video, I will use two examples to show you exactly how it’s done.

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