# How to Write a Linear Equation

Instructions:

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### What is the equation of a line with slope of 2 and a y-intercept of -6?

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### 2. What is the equation of a line that passes through the points (2, 4) and (-2, 6)?

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This quiz and worksheet combo focus on writing linear equations. You'll be asked to find a linear equation given two points, determine parallel equations, and solve perpendicular equations.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you'll be tested on:

• Finding the equation of a line given slope and y-intercept
• Determining the slope of a line
• Figuring out what equation is perpendicular to another

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related algebra lesson
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve linear equation problems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding slope and y-intercept