# How would you create a #(x,y)# table for the equation #y=2x-1#?

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To crate an

So to make a table, you have to pick a few values to plug in. I think that 5 values would be good to start with. Let's say those values are

Note that you can pick any values you want. I just picked these because they're easy to work with.

So,

You can then tabulate these values with x and y as headings, and whatever inputs you choose under x, and whatever outputs you get under y. It can look something like this:

**x** -4 -2 0 2 4

**y**-9 -5 -1 3 7

You can then plot these points to see what the graph will look like. The corresponding points are (-4, -9), (-2,-5), (0,-1), (2,3), and (4,7)

The graph of