We can **add an equation to a graph in excel** by using the **excel equation of a line**. Graph equations in excel are easy to plot and this tutorial will walk all levels of excel users through the process of showing **line equation and adding it to a graph**.

*Figure 1: Graph equation*

**Tabulate Data**

- We will tabulate our data in two columns.

*Figure 2: Table of Data*

- We will then highlight our entire table and click on
**“insert**”, then we will then select the**“scatter chart”**icon to display a graph

*Figure 3 – Scatter chart*

*Figure 4: Graphical Representation of Data*

- We will now click on the
**“+”**icon beside the chart to edit our graph by including the Chart Title and Axes. We will also remove the gridlines.

*Figure 5: Edited Graph Parameters*

- We will now
**add the equation of the chart**by right clicking on any of the point on the chart, select**“add trendline”**, then scroll down and finally select**“Display Equation on Chart”**.

*Figure 6: Equation of a line*