# We know that y=mx+b is the formula we use for lines. Is the value of "m" considered to be a term, a coefficient or a factor?

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A. Term

B. Coefficient

C. Factor

A. Term

B. Coefficient

C. Factor

##### 2 Answers

Aug 18, 2017

Its a coefficient.

#### Explanation:

Because if you are able to express any equation in the form 'y=mx+b' then always the coefficient of 'x' will be the value of 'm' i.e. slope.

Aug 18, 2017

I would answer this question B. Coefficient, but please see below.

#### Explanation:

I think the question is "In the expression

**However**

I contend that context is important.

In the term,

In the term