|KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS||EXAMPLES|
|SECTION 1.1: INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHING|
To graph an equation is to make a drawing that represents the solutions of that equation. We can graph an equation by selecting values for one variable and finding the corresponding values for the other variable. We list the solutions (ordered pairs) in a table, plot the points, and draw the graph.
An x-intercept is a point (a, 0).
To find a, let and solve for x.
A y-intercept is ...