# How do you graph #y = 5x - 5#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 13, 2016

#### Answer:

(see below for an alternative to using the slope)

#### Explanation:

Given

Select a few (arbitrary) values for

Evaluate corresponding values for

#{:(color(black)x,color(white)("XX"),color(black)y), (0,,-5),(1,,0),(2,,5) :}#

Plot each pair on the Cartesian plane

and draw a line through the resulting points: