Ch 27: MTTC Math (Secondary): Linear Equations

About This Chapter

Before you take the MTTC Mathematics (Secondary) exam, watch these lesson videos and complete the accompanying quizzes to improve your understanding of the components of linear equations, graphing linear equations and writing linear equations.

MTTC Math (Secondary): Linear Equations - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter have been compiled to aid in your review of linear equations and the steps used to write and graph them. Watch the lesson videos to prepare for questions on the Michigan Test for Teachers Certification (MTTC) Mathematics (Secondary) about:

  • Intercepts and the standard form of linear equations
  • Graphing and writing linear equations
  • Going from a graph to a rule
  • Graphing undefined slopes and zero slopes

Complete the quizzes to identify any topics you don't fully understand, then return to the lessons with the provided links to reinforce your understanding of these topics. If you feel you would benefit from an alternative review of the lessons, you can read over the transcripts, which also feature key terms in bold print for easy identification.

MTTC Math (Secondary): Linear Equations - Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Mathematics (Secondary) is a certification exam used in the state of Michigan as part of the licensure process for secondary math teachers. This exam is composed of 80 multiple-choice questions and administered in a four hours and 30 minutes testing session. Expect approximately 28% of the questions on this exam to ask you about patterns, algebraic relationships and functions, including some questions on linear functions. Reviewing this chapter helps you prepare for these questions by improving your understanding of linear equations and graphing linear equations.

5 Lessons in Chapter 27: MTTC Math (Secondary): Linear Equations
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What is a Linear Equation?

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.

Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

2. 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.

Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule

3. 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.

Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

4. Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

There are two special cases when it comes to slopes on the xy plane: horizontal and vertical lines. Without any more information, these examples can be pretty confusing. But with a little instruction, they end up being some of the easiest lines to graph!

How to Write a Linear Equation

5. 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.

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