Practice 3-3: The Slope of a line

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Answer the following questions

dealing with The Slope of a line.

1.

What is the slope of the line passing through (2,4) and (-3,-6)?

Choose one:

2

-2

1/2


2
.

What is the slope of the line perpendicular to 2y = -6x – 10?

Choose one:

-3

3

1/3

3.

Given 3y – 4x = 5 and 4y + 6 = 3x. Are these lines parallel, perpendicular or neither?

Choose one:

perpendicular

parallel

neither


4
.

Which of these equations represents a line parallel to the line 2x + y = 6?

Choose one:

y – 2x = 4

2x – y = 8

y + 2x = 1


5
.

Find the equation of the line that has a slope of -2 and a y-intercept of -9.

Choose one:

2x + y = -9

-2x – y = -9

2x – y = 9

6.

Find the slope of the line whose equation is y – 3x = 7.

Choose one:

-3

3

-1/3


7
.

Which equation represents the line whose slope is 1 an whose y-intercept is 0?

Choose one:

y = x

x = 1

x = -y

8.

Find k so that y – 3kx = 6 has slope m = -3/7

Choose one:

-7

1/7

-1/7


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