# Ch 2: Working with Linear Equations

Watch online video lessons to learn about slope-intercept form, undefined slope, the point-slope formula and more. Take the brief quizzes that conclude each lesson to gauge your understanding of linear equations.

## Working with Linear Equations - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Explore how linear equations can be used to chart variables that increase or decrease at a constant rate with the lessons included in this chapter. Instructors show you how to use x- and y-coordinates and slope to write and graph these types of equations. By the time you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

• Solve and graph linear equations
• Identify graphs with zero and undefined slope
• Recognize the equations of two parallel or perpendicular lines
• Write linear equations in standard and slope-intercept forms

Video Objectives
What Is a Linear Equation? Reacquaint yourself with the slope-intercept form of a linear equation and its graph.
Applying the Distributive Property to Linear Equations Learn how the distributive property can be used to solve a linear equation.
Linear Equations: Intercepts, Standard Form and Graphing Find out how to convert a linear equation into standard form and graph it.
Abstract Algebraic Examples and Going from a Graph to a Rule Practice using a graph's slope or position on the coordinate plane to identify its equation.
Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More Identify lines with zero and undefined slope by examining their graphs or the values represented in their equations.
Graphs of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines in Linear Equations Examine the equations of two lines to determine if they're parallel or perpendicular.
How to Write a Linear Equation Practice writing linear equations when given two points or the equation of a parallel or perpendicular line.
Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula Get instruction on the steps required to write a linear equation using the point-slope formula.

9 Lessons in Chapter 2: Working with Linear Equations
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Chapter Practice Exam
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