Ch 20: SBA Math - Grade 8: Linear Equations

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If your 8th grader needs to put in some extra study time on linear equations, check out this chapter's video lessons. They cover the forms of linear equations, how to graph them and other related concepts students will find on the 8th grade SBA Math assessment.

SBA Math - Grade 8: Linear Equations - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's video lessons to help your student boost their skills in working with linear equations ahead of the 8th grade SBA Math assessment. After reviewing all the videos, 8th graders will be able to do the following:

  • Define and write linear equations
  • Write linear equations in standard and slope-intercept forms
  • Solve problems involving abstract algebraic equations
  • Graph lines with zero slope and undefined slope

Our professional instructors use graphs, step-by-step examples and clear-cut explanations to keep the video lessons engaging. Our videos are usually less than 10 minutes long and they contain tags so that students can easily jump around to review key points.

5 Lessons in Chapter 20: SBA Math - Grade 8: Linear Equations
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What is a Linear Equation?

1. What is a Linear Equation?

A linear equation is one of the most basic algebraic equations and is used to represent a line graph. Examine the parts of a linear equation and discover how to model a linear equation based on a word problem, how to plot its graph, and also how to solve for the solution of the linear equation.

Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

2. Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing

Linear equations may be written in the standard form or other forms such as the slope-intercept form. Investigate the different forms of linear equations and discover how to graph linear equations based on the given form.

Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule

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

Abstract algebraic equations are mostly written in different forms of linear equations including the terms for the slope of the line and its intercepts. Use abstract algebraic examples in this lesson to learn about going from a graph to a rule based on the given linear equation.

Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

4. Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

The slope of a line determines the orientation of the line graph, and whether the line is skewed, vertical, or horizontal. Explore the meaning of the slope of a line, the different types of slopes, and discover how these translate to the orientation of the line graph.

How to Write a Linear Equation

5. How to Write a Linear Equation

A linear equation is used to represent the equation of a line and this form of the linear equation can be used to determine the behavior of the plot. Learn how to write a standard form of a linear equation, how to determine if a linear equation shows a parallel or a perpendicular line graph, and how to solve for the solutions for this type of linear equation.

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