# Find the intercept and gradient from a line given in any form

# Find the intercept and gradient from a line given in any form

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will investigate different strategies to find the intercept and gradient for a linear graph. Each method will utilise the equation of the line.

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### 3 Questions

Q1.

Work out the equation of the line.

y=0.5x+4

y=3x-1.5

y=x+4

Q2.

Work out the equation of the line.

y=-1/3x+2

y=-2x+2

y=3x+2

Q3.

Find the equation of the straight line that has a gradient of 4 and passes through the point (1, 10)

y=4x

y=4x+1

y=4x+10

### 3 Questions

Q1.

What is the gradient of the line y=4x-5

-5

1

4/5

Q2.

What is the y intercept of the line y=7x-2

-3.5

3.5

7

Q3.

Work out the gradient of the line 2y + x = 20

-1

0.5

1