# How do you graph #y=1/4x-4# by plotting points?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 7, 2015

You need only two points to plot your function, that represents a straight line.

#### Explanation:

This is a linear function that will give you, when plotted, a straight line.

First you can see that the slope of your line is positive

Also, the line crosses the y-axis at

So basically when

To plot a line you need only 2 points, so, the next could be chosen at

So, you can now plot your line through points of coordinates: