# Ch 19: Saxon Algebra 2: Linear Equations

### About This Chapter

## How It Works:

- Identify the lessons in the Saxon Linear Equations chapter with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
- Watch fun videos that cover the linear equations topics 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:

- The slope of a line
- How to find linear equations for experimental data
- Equations of lines with given slopes and points
- The point-slope formula
- Parallel and perpendicular lines in linear equations
- Equations of horizontal and vertical lines
- The distance formula to find equations of lines
- Intercepts, standard form and graphing
- Undefined slope and zero slope
- How to rearrange linear equations for graphing

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### 1. Finding Linear Equations to Fit Experimental Data

In this lesson, we will discuss when and how to find linear equations to fit experimental data. Using a real-world application, we will learn the steps of this process and other details involved, such as slope and point-slope formula for a line.

### 2. How to Find and Apply The Slope of a Line

In this lesson, we'll discover all about the slopes of lines. We'll learn about different types of slopes and how to find the slopes of lines. We'll use two methods: the slope formula and the slope-intercept form.

### 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.

### 4. How to Find Equations of Lines With Given Slopes & Points

This lesson will demonstrate how to find the equation of a line knowing only the slope and a point on the line or two points on the line. We will see why this is a useful tool and look at an example on how to apply it.

### 5. Finding Equations of Horizontal & Vertical Lines

The lesson will go over the definition of horizontal and vertical lines. It will also discuss the process of writing the equations of these lines, and some examples of each.

### 6. 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.

### 7. 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!

### 8. Rearranging Linear Equations Before Graphing

In this lesson, we will review slope and what it represents. We will then talk about the slope-intercept form of a line and how to use this form to graph a line. Lastly, we will look at how to rearrange equations to make graphing them very easy.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Saxon Algebra 2 Homeschool: Online Textbook Help course

- Saxon Algebra 2: Decimal Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Graphs on the Coordinate Plane
- Saxon Algebra 2: Sets
- Saxon Algebra 2: Real Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Complex Numbers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Conversion by Unit Multipliers
- Saxon Algebra 2: Ratio & Proportion
- Saxon Algebra 2: Percent
- Saxon Algebra 2: Rate
- Saxon Algebra 2: Exponents
- Saxon Algebra 2: Exponents on a Scientific Calculator
- Saxon Algebra 2: Roots
- Saxon Algebra 2: Probability
- Saxon Algebra 2: Statistics
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Polynomials
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying Rational Expressions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Simplifying and Solving Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Solving Linear Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Quadratic Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Other Types of Equations
- Saxon Algebra 2: Understanding Functions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Manipulating and Evaluating Functions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Trigonometry
- Saxon Algebra 2: Logarithms
- Saxon Algebra 2: Lines, Points, Segments, and Planes
- Saxon Algebra 2: Angles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Polygons
- Saxon Algebra 2: Circles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Triangles
- Saxon Algebra 2: Geometric Solids
- Saxon Algebra 2: Perimeter and Circumference
- Saxon Algebra 2: Area
- Saxon Algebra 2: Surface Area and Volume
- Saxon Algebra 2: Constructions
- Saxon Algebra 2: Postulates & Pythagorean Theorem
- Saxon Algebra 2: Proofs