Linear Relationship: Definition & Examples


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What is a linear relationship?

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1. How far did Erin go if she drove her car at 35 mph for half an hour?

2. What is the exchange rate if Crystal got 300 roibles for 250 goibles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Linear relationships identify straight line graphs, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of how to identify and analyze these relationships. These practice questions will test you on the definition of a linear relationship and how to solve problems using these relationships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Defining a linear relationship
  • Variables in a linear relationship
  • Solving problems using linear relationships

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on linear relationships from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of linear equations and graphs
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about linear relationships in a different light
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems using linear relationships in the form of exchange rates, as well as time and distance

Additional Learning

To learn more about linear relationships in math, review the accompanying lesson called Linear Relationship: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the three criteria that an equation must meet in order to have a linear relationship
  • Know the shape of a linear relationship on a graph
  • Describe and understand how to linear relationships are related to the rate formula used to define things like exchange rates and distances traveled at a certain speed over a certain amount of time