Linear Equations in College Algebra Flashcards

Linear Equations in College Algebra Flashcards
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Solve this system of equations
2x + y = 4
x + 2y = 2
(2,0)
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The three main ways to solve a system of equations are _____, _____ , and _____ .
Graphing, substitution, and elimination are the three main ways to solve a system of equations
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In the equation y = mx + b, m stands for _____ and b stands for _____
m = slope and b = y-intercept
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The line y = -x + 4 will/will not enter the third quadrant
The line y = -x + 4 will not enter the third quadrant
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Two points on a line are (2,2) and (3,1). Find the y-intercept of the line.
The y intercept is (0,4)
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Parallel lines always/never have the same slope
Parallel lines always have the same slope
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Two points on a line are (2,2) and (3,1). Find the slope of the line.
The slope of the line is -1 (m = -1)
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This flashcard set will help you understand linear equations including slope, x- and y-intercepts, and systems of equations. Use this set to test your linear equation knowledge and skills to prep you for questions you may encounter on your College Algebra exam.

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Two points on a line are (2,2) and (3,1). Find the slope of the line.
The slope of the line is -1 (m = -1)
Parallel lines always/never have the same slope
Parallel lines always have the same slope
Two points on a line are (2,2) and (3,1). Find the y-intercept of the line.
The y intercept is (0,4)
The line y = -x + 4 will/will not enter the third quadrant
The line y = -x + 4 will not enter the third quadrant
In the equation y = mx + b, m stands for _____ and b stands for _____
m = slope and b = y-intercept
The three main ways to solve a system of equations are _____, _____ , and _____ .
Graphing, substitution, and elimination are the three main ways to solve a system of equations
Solve this system of equations
2x + y = 4
x + 2y = 2
(2,0)
Find the slope and y-intercept of the following equation: 2y = 4x + 5
m = 2
y-intercept = (0,5/2)
The line y = 3/4x + 5 will be parallel/perpendicular to the line y = -4/3x -3
These lines will be perpendicular
The equation for the line shown below is _____
y = 3x+2
The x and y intercepts of 4x + 2y = 8 are _____
x-intercept = (2,0) and y-intercept = (0,4)
If a line is completely vertical, that line has a(n) undefined/zero slope.
If a line is completely vertical, that line has an undefined slope
If a line is completely horizontal, that line has a(n) undefined/zero slope.
If a line is completely horizontal, that line has a zero slope
The slope of the line shown below is _____
The slope of the line is 3 (m=3)

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