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 TOPICS This page: linear equations slope between points finding intercepts slope-intercept form graphing Graphing Linear Equations An understanding of the coordinate plane and the ability to graph a linear equation are helpful tools in these problems. Related Resources Interactive resources from our Math Tools project: Algebra: Linear Equations The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives: High School: Linear Equations NCTM Standards: Algebra Standard for Grades 9-12 Access to these problems requires a Membership. Are You Positive? - Steve Risberg Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find all values of x that make a rational expression have a positive value. ... more>> Building a Bakery - Steve Risberg Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the best place to build the bakery so that the delivery miles to the stores are minimized. ... more>> From Here to There - Steve Risberg Algebra, difficulty level 2. Given descriptions of the rate schedules of a bus, a taxi, and a shuttle, choose the graphs that best illustrate the cost of riding each one. ... more>> Hiking Mount Hood - PoW staff Algebra, difficulty level 1. Don hikes up and down a mountain at various speeds. Choose the graph that best represents his trip. ... more>> Illuminating Lines - Annie Fetter Algebra, difficulty level 2. Match up statements, equations, and sets of points on coordinate planes. ... more>> Marsha's Triangle - Marsha Hurwitz Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of an isosceles triangle whose two legs are on the x and y axes and whose hypotenuse passes through the point (c,d). ... more>> Spell It Out - Steve Risberg Annie Fetter Algebra, difficulty level 2. A word-find problem exploring how sets of points that form lines can be described by written sentences. An introduction to linear equations that sets the stage for the standard y = mx + b form. ... more>> Texting 1, 2, 3 - Steve Risberg Algebra, difficulty level 2. Determine the pricing of Kheri's cell phone texting plan. ... more>> A Triangle's Area - Canadian Open Math Challenge 1999 via Tim Lang Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the "b" values of two lines needed to form two congruent triangles of a given area. ... more>> What's My Line? - Terry Trotter Algebra, difficulty level 1. Given a set of eight points in the Cartesian plane, find the three that are collinear. ... more>> X Marks the Spot - Terry Trotter Algebra, difficulty level 3. A Spanish pirate buries his treasure on an island in a very mathematical manner. Can you locate the "X" spot? ... more>> Page:  1