Slope Criteria for Parallel & Perpendicular Lines


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Which statement is true of parallel lines?

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1. What is the behavior of the two lines given by the equations y=-3x + 4 and 3x+y = 10

2. Two lines are perpendicular if which statement is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In math, a wide range of factors can have a significant impact on the placement and positioning of lines, and this quiz will ascertain what you know about slope criteria as it relates to parallel and perpendicular lines. Questions on this quiz will ask you about true statements concerning parallel and perpendicular lines, and you will also be asked to identify the type of line based on given variables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these evaluation tools as you figure out what you remember about:

  • True statements about parallel lines
  • Identifying the behavior of two lines in a given equation
  • Determining whether two lines are perpendicular
  • Using given points to solve the slope of a line
  • Figuring out what line is perpendicular to the line of a given equation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to refine the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about slope criteria in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as perpendicular and parallel
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to use given points to determine the slope of a line

Additional Learning

Discover more facts about this topic with the related lesson, Slope Criteria for Parallel & Perpendicular Lines. After you double-check the answers to the quiz questions, learn about the following:

  • Definitions for key terms, including Y-intercept, negative reciprocal, and skew lines
  • Review of the basic steps for finding slope
  • Techniques for using graphs, points, and equations to find slope