There are 4 ways to describe a general line (not passing through the origine, neigher vertical nor horizontal) in the cartesian plane: by an implicite equation, an equation giving y as a function of x, one giving x as a function of y, or a system of parametric equations.

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Description: exercise : recognize a line by equation or by graph. This is the main site of WIMS (WWW Interactive Multipurpose Server): interactive exercises, online calculators and plotters, mathematical recreation and games

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