Math Standard 8.EE.B.6

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Use similar triangles to explain why the slope m is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the coordinate plane; derive the equation y = mx for a line through the origin and the equation y = mx + b for a line intercepting the vertical axis at b.

Part of Major Cluster 8.EE.B

Prerequisites

Upcoming Standards

8th Grade

8.EE.C.8

Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.