# Y=Mx+C Worksheet

Help your students prepare for their Maths GCSE with this free y=mx+c worksheet of 30+ questions and answers

• Section 1 of the y=mx+c worksheet contains 20+ skills-based y=mx+c questions, in 3 groups to support differentiation
• Section 2 contains 3 applied y=mx+c questions with a mix of worded problems and deeper problem solving questions
• Section 3 contains 3 foundation and higher level GCSE y=mx+c  exam questions
• Answers and a mark scheme for all y=mx+c questions are provided
• Questions follow variation theory with plenty of opportunities for students to work independently at their own level
• All questions created by fully qualified expert secondary maths teachers
• Suitable for GCSE maths revision for AQA, OCR and Edexcel exam boards
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### Y=Mx+C at a glance

y=mx+c is the general equation of a straight line. When written in the form y=mx+c, m is the gradient of the line and c is the y intercept. The gradient of a straight line tells us how steep the line is and the bigger the gradient, the steeper the line. A line with a negative gradient slopes downwards. The y intercept of the line tells us the y coordinate of the point where the line passes through the y axis.

Sometimes the equations of linear graphs may be written in a form other than y=mx+c. If this is the case, we can rearrange the equation into the form y=mx+c, i.e. make y the subject, to give us the gradient and y intercept of the line.

If we have a straight line graph, we can find the equation of the straight line by finding the gradient and the y intercept of the line and substituting these values into the equation y=mx+c. To find the gradient, we need to identify the x coordinates and y coordinates of two points, subtract the y values, subtract x values and then divide them.

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