About Graphing Linear Equations:

A linear equation in two variables is of the form: ax + by = c. This type of equation has a solution that is generally reported using an ordered pair (x,y). We can graph the equation by plotting any two ordered pair solutions and drawing a line through the points.


Test Objectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to create a table of ordered pairs
  • Demonstrate the ability to plot an ordered pair on the coordinate plane
  • Demonstrate the ability to graph a linear equation in two variables
Graphing Linear Equations Practice Test:

#1:

Instructions: Graph each equation.

a) 5x + 5y = -10


#2:

Instructions: Graph each equation.

a) -9x - 2y = 18


#3:

Instructions: Graph each equation.

a) x = -4


#4:

Instructions: Graph each equation.

a) y = 6


#5:

Instructions: Graph each equation.

a) x - 2y = -6


Written Solutions:

#1:

Solutions:

a)

the graph of 5x + 5y = -10

#2:

Solutions:

a)

the graph of -9x - 2y = 18

#3:

Solutions:

a)

the graph of x = -4

#4:

Solutions:

a)

the graph of y = 6 Watch the Step by Step Video Solution


#5:

Solutions:

a)

the graph of x - 2y = -6