slope between points
use of variables
one variable equations
functions & relations
exponents & radicals
Part of the solving process for these problems involves finding x or y-intercepts of lines. Other steps are required as well.
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Algebra: Linear Equations
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High School: Linear Equations
Algebra Standard for Grades 9-12
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A Tale of Two Intercepts
- Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the distance between two y-intercepts.
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.