How to Graph Consistent, Inconsistent & Dependent Linear Equations


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Which of the following is NOT a possibility when graphing linear equations?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true about a consistent graph of linear equations.

2. Which statement is true about an inconsistent graph of linear equations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In mathematics, there are different types of linear equations, and this quiz will identify what you know about consistent, inconsistent, and dependent linear equations. Quiz questions will ask you about graphing these types of equations and related terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the evaluation tools as you check how much you remember about:

  • Possibilities when graphing linear equations
  • True statements about consistent graphs
  • Details about inconsistent graphs
  • Lines and dependent lines
  • Ways to describe linear equation graphs

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz give you the opportunity to sharpen the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about graphing linear equations in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as consistent graphs and inconsistent graphs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about dependent lines and linear equations

Additional Learning

To broaden your knowledge about this topic, try reviewing the connected lesson, How to Graph Consistent, Inconsistent & Dependent Linear Equations. The lesson will reveal answers to the quiz questions, as well as the following information:

  • Translating real-life situations into linear equations on a graph
  • Examples of consistent, inconsistent, and dependent graphs
  • Extended definitions of these three types of linear equations