Ch 5: McDougal Littell Algebra 1 Chapter 5: Writing Linear Equations

About This Chapter

The Writing Linear Equations chapter of this McDougal Littell Algebra 1 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with writing linear equations. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Writing Linear Equations textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell Writing Linear Equations chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the topics on writing linear equations you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • The process for writing linear equations
  • Abstract algebraic examples
  • Point-slope formulas
  • Standard form of linear equations
  • Parallel and transverse lines
  • How linear equations with parallel lines look on graphs
  • The definitions of correlation and scatterplot
  • Linear models

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8 Lessons in Chapter 5: McDougal Littell Algebra 1 Chapter 5: Writing Linear Equations
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How to Write a Linear Equation

1. How to Write a Linear Equation

Simply knowing how to take a linear equation and graph it is only half of the battle. You should also be able to come up with the equation if you're given the right information.

Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule

2. Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule

Just because you now know what a linear equation is doesn't mean that you are a master! This video will help you learn how to apply your knowledge of linear equations in more abstract algebraic ways.

Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

3. Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

It's time for a road trip to Las Vegas, and after four hours of driving at 60 mph ... Are we there yet? Learn the point-slope form of the equation of a line to help answer this age-old question.

Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

4. 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.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

5. Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

What are the different types of lines? Where are they visible in the real world and how can you recognize them? Find out here and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Graphs of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines in Linear Equations

6. Graphs of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines in Linear Equations

When we deal with linear equations, we sometimes come across equations that are parallel to each other or perpendicular to each other. You will see what they look like when graphed in this video lesson.

Scatterplot and Correlation: Definition, Example & Analysis

7. Scatterplot and Correlation: Definition, Example & Analysis

A scatterplot is used to graphically represent the relationship between two variables. Explore the relationship between scatterplots and correlations, the different types of correlations, how to interpret scatterplots, and more.

Interpreting the Slope & Intercept of a Linear Model

8. Interpreting the Slope & Intercept of a Linear Model

You've probably seen slope and intercept in algebra. These concepts can also be used to predict and understand information in statistics. Take a look at this lesson!

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