Ch 16: Coordinate Geometry - Graphing

Review how to graph a mathematical equation to prepare for the SAT subject exam in mathematics. Video lessons and quizzes incorporate graphing coordinate geometry skills in a simple and clear manner.

SAT Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry - Graphing - Chapter Summary

Learn how to graph an equation using our easy-to-understand, user-friendly video lessons. Each lesson includes a practice quiz and links so you can locate specific parts in the video. Lessons in this chapter include:

• What is a number nine?
• The different parts of a graph
• Plotting points on a coordinate plane
• Graphing functions by plotting points
• Identifying linear, increasing, decreasing, positive and negative functions
• Linear equations: intercepts, standard form and graphing
• Finding and applying the slope of a line
• Finding and applying the intercepts of a line
• Graphing undefined slope, zero slope and more
• Graphing 1- and 2-variable inequalities
• Graphing inequalities
• Calculating the equation of a line using point-slope formula
• Using the distance formula
• Using the midpoint formula
• Defining parabolas
• Parabolas in standard, intercept and vertex form
• Graphing cubics, quartics, quintics and more

Our video instructors show you step-by-step how to use these techniques to identify and graph functions. Use tools such as self-assessment quizzes to help you prepare for the SAT exam.

SAT Mathematics Objectives

The Level 1 SAT subject test in mathematics is designed for students who've completed three years of college-prep mathematics, including one year of geometry and two years of algebra. Students who are interested in pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs in college often use the math subject test to help their applications stand out.

In all, you'll answer about 50 multiple-choice questions. Geometry and measurement represent about 38%-42% of the total exam, with coordinate geometry making up approximately 8%-12% of the exam. Plane Euclidean geometry, 3-dimensional geometry, and trigonometry make up the other parts of the geometry portion.

17 Lessons in Chapter 16: Coordinate Geometry - Graphing
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