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Graphing Linear Equations - Chapter Summary
Whether you need to improve your knowledge of linear equations or want to understand different parts of a graph, this chapter can help. Our entertaining video lessons offer the in-depth examination you need to graph linear equations with confidence. Multiple-choice quizzes and our practice exam can quickly and easily gauge your comprehension of topics covered in this chapter. If you have questions about these topics, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts. All these resources are available around-the-clock, enabling you to study when it's most convenient. When you're finished, you will be able to do the following:
- Define a linear equation
- List and describe different parts of a graph
- Graph standard form equations
- Translate word problems into linear equations to solve problems
- Complete linear equation practice problems
1. What is a Linear Equation?
Most cars won't be able to run for more than 250,000 miles, so how much longer will your car live? Linear Equations are the most basic kind of algebraic function and can help you answer questions exactly like this. Learn about what they look like, how they come up in your life and why they are powerful tools.
2. What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?
Being able to read a graph isn't just vital for an algebra class. Graphs and charts are used everywhere! We'll take a crash course on the basic x/y plane used in algebra and the fundamental vocab you need.
3. Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing
Do you know what to do if an equation doesn't look like y=mx+b?! If not, then this video is for you. Chances are the equation is in standard form, so we'll learn how to use standard form equations, how to graph them and why they can be helpful.
4. Problem-Solving using Linear Equations
From sale prices to trip distances, many real life problems can be solved using linear equations. In this lesson, we'll practice translating word problems into linear equations, then solving the problems.
5. Solving Linear Equations: Practice Problems
With practice, linear equations can be straightforward to solve. In this lesson, we'll define linear equations and learn how to solve them. We'll look at multiple practice problems and walk through solving each one.
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Other chapters within the DSST Math for Liberal Arts: Study Guide & Test Prep course
- Real Numbers Basics
- Percents, Fractions & Decimals
- Systems of Numeration
- Number Rules & Properties
- Understanding Mathematical Sets
- Overview of Logic in Math
- Metric System, Conversions & Geometry
- Overview of Algebraic Expressions & Equations
- Linear Systems & Inequalities
- Operations with Functions
- Solving Exponential & Logarithmic Functions
- Financial Literacy Overview
- Proportions & Counting
- Probability Theory & Statistics
- DSST Informational Resources
- DSST Math for Liberal Arts Flashcards