# What is a Linear Equation? Video

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### Which of the following represents a linear equation that begins at 5 and increases by 8 at each step?

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### 2. A linear equation can be represented using a _____ graph.

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Knowledge of linear equations is helpful in algebra, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of them and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on problems involving:

• Graphs that represent linear equations
• Patterns of numbers that represent linear equations
• Linear equations in word problems
• Rules that represent linear equations

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving linear equations
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the representation of linear equations
• Making connections - use understanding of linear equations in both written and visual form

To learn more about the representation of linear equations, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Linear Equation? This lesson covers the following objectives:

• Mathematically define linear equation
• Define slope
• Understand slope-intercept form
• Know what constitutes a slope triangle
• Understand how linear equations are represented graphically
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