# What does #y = mx + b# mean?

##### 2 Answers

This is a linear equation. A linear equation is the representation of straight line.

This particular equation is called slope intercept form.

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A linear equation in two variables,

#### Explanation:

A linear equation (an equation with highest power on variable as 1 ), graphically represents a straight line on 2-D plane (graph).

The given equation is written in slope - intercept form.

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