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Hotmath Practice Problems

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Title:
Hotmath Algebra 1
Author:
Hotmath Team
Chapter:Graphing Linear EquationsSection:Slope
 

Problem: 1

Plot the points (–3, –2) and (7, 1) and draw a line through them. Is the slope of the line positive, negative, zero, or undefined? Explain without calculating.

 

Problem: 3

Plot the points (5, –2) and (1, 6) and draw a line through them. Is the slope of the line positive, negative, zero, or undefined? Explain without calculating.

 

Problem: 5

Plot the points (5, 2) and (5, 5) and draw a line through them. Is the slope of the line positive, negative, zero, or undefined? Explain without calculating.

 

Problem: 7

Plot the points (4, 3) and (–2, –1). Draw the line passing through both these points. Then find the slope using the rise and run.


Problem: 9

Plot the points (–4, 3) and (1, 5). Draw the line passing through both these points. Then find the slope using the rise and run.


Problem: 11

Find the slope.

 

Problem: 13

Find the slope.

 

Problem: 15

Find the slope of the line passing through the points (1, 2) and (9, 4).

 

Problem: 17

Determine the slope of the line with equation y = 6x + 1. Specify if the line has no slope.

 

Problem: 19

Determine the slope of the line with equation y = 9 – 3x. Specify if the line has no slope.

 

Problem: 21

Determine the slope of the line with equation 5x + 4y = 20. Specify if the line has no slope.

 

Problem: 23

Determine the slope of the line with equation 2x – 3y =15. Specify if the line has no slope.

 

Problem: 25

Determine the slope of the line with equation y = 5. Specify if the line has no slope.

 

Problem: 27

Write the slope of the line.

 

Problem: 29

Graph the line containing the points (–5, 3) and (6, –4) and compute its slope.

 

Problem: 31

Graph the line containing the points (–3, 7) and (5, 0) and compute its slope.

 

Problem: 33

Graph the line containing the points (0, 6) and (–5, –4) and compute its slope.

 

Problem: 35

Compute x, if the slope of the line containing the points (6, 2) and (x, 8) is 3.

 

Problem: 37

Compute y, if the slope of the line containing the points (–5, y) and (3, 5y) is 9.

 

Problem: 39

A jet airplane climbs 19.6 ft for every 40 ft it moves horizontally.

Find the slope of the line as a percent.

 

Problem: 41

A line contains points (a, –b) and (b, a) where a b. Find the slope.