Interpreting Linear Relationships Using Data: Practice Problems

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question 1 of 3

For the following equation, identify the slope, the intercept, and interpret the meaning of each for the scenario.

y = -4x + 7

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1.

For the following equation, identify the slope, the intercept, and interpret the meaning of each for the scenario.

y= 7.5x - 3

James just got a new job. He will make a certain amount of money per hour, but he will also receive a one-time deduction to pay for his new uniform.

2.

For the following equation, identify the slope, the intercept, and interpret the meaning of each for the scenario.

y= 3x + 25

Jay just got his water bill. He has to pay an initial fee for the service, plus an amount per gallon that he uses.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Interpreting linear relationships requires an understanding of the slope-intercept formula. This quiz and worksheet combination will help you better understand this formula and, as a result, how to interpret linear relationships more easily. The quiz questions will test you on the properties of a linear relationship and identifying the slope of a line.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying the slope of a line
  • Comparison between two values
  • A straight line that attempts to predict the relationship between points

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on interpreting linear relationships
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the identification of linear relationships
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding linear relationships and the slope-intercept formula

Additional Learning

To learn more about linear relationships, review the accompanying lesson Interpreting Linear Relationships Using Data: Practice Problems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explore practice problems that involve pet tubes
  • Understand the slope-intercept formula
  • Demonstrate your ability to identify the slope and intercept of lines
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