What is a Linear Function? - Definition & Examples

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What is the minimum number of points needed to graph a linear function?

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1. A linear function must graph to a _____ line.

2. Is the equation y=x^2 linear? Why, or why not?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet can be used to test your knowledge about linear functions. You will need to be able to examine mathematical equations to determine if they represent linear functions and to explain how to graph linear functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to:

  • Identify the number of points needed to graph a linear function
  • Describe the linear function graph
  • Identify linear function equations
  • Solve linear function equations

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on linear functions
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve linear function equation practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read linear function graphs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding linear functions

Additional Learning

Learn more about linear functions in this interactive lesson, What is a Linear Function? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers:

  • Defining linear function
  • Identifying linear function
  • Graphing linear functions
  • Working with linear functions
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