Point Slope Form: Definition, Equation & Example - Quiz & Worksheet

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Choose the correct form of the point-slope formula.

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1. What is the correct point-slope formula to find the equation of the line that passes through (1, -4) with a slope of 3?

2. What is the correct point-slope formula to find the equation of the line that passes through (-6, -3) with a slope of 1/2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will help you practice plugging in the coordinates of a point on a line and the slope of that line in order to create an equation to describe it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will:

  • Identify the correct form of the point slope formula
  • Choose the correct point-slope formula when given the slope of a line and a point on that line
  • Choose the correct equation of a line when given the slope and a point on that line

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems by putting a point and slope into the point-slope formula and simplifying it to find the equation of the line
  • Information recall - recognize the point-slope formula
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of point slope form to recognize the correct formula or equation for a line when given the slope and a point on that line

Additional Learning

See the lesson titled Point Slope Form: Definition, Equation & Example to learn about writing equations for a line using the point-slope formula. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of point-slope form
  • The formula for finding the equation of a line in point-slope form
  • Examples of how to write an equation for a line in point slope form and solve it for Y
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