Example:

$y=2x+1$

- Create a table with x values as one column and y values as the other.
**X****Y** - Pick 4-5 x values and fill the x column in. Plug each x value into the equation separately and solve for the corresponding y value. This will give different coordinates that correspond to the shape of the linear equation.
**X****Y**0

1

2

3

1

3

5

7

$y=2x+1$

$y=2(0)+1$

$y=0+1$

$y=1$

- Use a Cartesian plane to plot the points. Remember, the x axis is horizontal, while the y axis is vertical axis. Draw the line by connecting the dots and extend the line in both directions.

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