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# Math Definitions - Letter L

### Chapters

### Linear Equation

# Definition of Linear Equation

A **linear equation** is the equation of a straight line.

It is often written as \(y = mx + b\), where \(m\) is the slope of the line, and \(b\) is the \(y\)-intercept of the line.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter L

Author: Subject Coach

Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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