Why is slope represented by the letter'm'?

Answer Mathematics makes use of many symbols as shorthand in written equations. One of these symbols is the letter m, which is frequently used to represent slope. However, the origin of this symbol is not... Read More »

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How to Do Slope & Slope-Intercept Forms?

The algebraic formula y = mx + b represents a linear equation because you can use it to create a line on a graph. The formula tells several pieces of information, including the y-intercept, which i... Read More »

How to Change a Point-Slope Equation to a Slope-Intercept Equation?

"Every fool is a prophet in his own land." This is another way of saying there's always another side to every story or situation. It's often the same in mathematics. The expression (-1/3) x (-9/3),... Read More »

Sex and the city - how are the women represented?

They are represented as powerful independent women who can have what they want, they are feminine and deal with real life issues too.

What Greek god is represented by an open eye?

Argos, a Greek god, always had an open eye. This is because he had eyes all over his body. According to Greek mythology, Zeus wanted to get rid of Argos and ordered Hermes to make all of Argos' eye... Read More »