What are Parallel Lines? - Definition & Concept


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Identify the FALSE statement below.

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1. Which of the following lines is NOT parallel to y = 3x + 1?

2. How many lines can be parallel to any particular line?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your understanding of parallel lines. You will be asked to distinguish between parallel and nonparallel lines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your ability to:

  • Define parallel lines
  • Identify parallel lines by their algebraic equations
  • Identify the number of lines that can be parallel to a particular line
  • Use parallel line notation

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of parallel
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to complete practice problems comparing algebraic equations for parallel lines
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding parallel lines

Additional Learning

Review this lesson on parallel lines to enhance your understanding. This lesson covers:

  • Defining parallel lines
  • Showing an example of parallel lines: railroad tracks
  • Explaining parallel lines and equations
  • Using parallel line notation