# How do you graph #y = x - 2# by plotting points?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 2, 2017

#### Answer:

See below.

#### Explanation:

Since the equation is slope intercept form:

where

Another important point to have is the x-intercept (where the graph crosses the x-axis). To compute it, we set

Another point is:

We can plug in other values of

graph{y=x-2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}