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Ch 33: WEST Middle Grades Math: Linear Equations

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Linear equations are more than likely to pop up on the WEST Middle Grades Math exam; use these short, fun videos to review the important concepts educators should know. A quiz after each lesson helps you gain confidence by practice.

WEST Middle Grades Math: Linear Equations - Chapter Summary

View these fun-sized video lessons on linear equations as part of your WEST certification assessment preparation. Chapter topics include:

  • Graphing linear equations
  • Intercepts and standard form
  • Abstract examples of linear equations
  • Undefined slope and zero slope
  • Methods for writing linear equations

Our videos come with thorough companion transcripts that point out the most important terms and ideas. Use them to get additional review. The quizzes allow you to practice using the ideas you've covered and assess which areas need more study. Let our instructors know if you need any guidance.

5 Lessons in Chapter 33: WEST Middle Grades Math: 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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