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The raio of the change in y-values to the change in x-values is called:
a) the x-intercept
b) the y-intercept
c) an ordered pair
d) the slope

A horizontal line has a slope with a value that is:
a) zero
b) undefined
c) positive
d) negative

Standard form for a linear equation is:
a) y=mx + b
b) Ax + By = C
c) Y - Y1 / X - X1
d) y=x

The place where the linear function crosses the x-axis is:
a) always zero
b) the y-intercept
c) the x-intercept
d) always positive

In the linear equation Ax+By=C:
b) A and B both have to be positive
c) A and B can't both be zero
d) C can never be negative

In the equation y=mx+b, the variables that represent constants are:
a) m and b
b) y and b
c) x and y
d) x and m

If a line has an undefined slope:
a) It is a horizontal line and a linear function
b) it is a horizontal line, but NOT a linear function
c) it is a vertical line and is NOT a linear function
d) it is a vertical line and a linear function

To place the equation 6y = -2x + 5 into standard form, you would:
a) add 2x to both sides
b) subtract 5 from both sides
c) divide both sides by 2
d) subtract 6y from both sides

If a line has a slope of -2, the line would be:
a) going uphill from left to right
b) going downhill from left to right
c) a straight horizontal line
d) a straight vertical line

In the equation y= 3x+5, the y-intercept is:
a) found by dividing 5 by 3
b) found by dividing 3 by 5
c) is 3
d) is 5

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