 Equations of Straight Lines - Practice Terms of Use    Contact Person: Donna Roberts  Directions: These questions pretain to equations of lines. Choose the best answer.

1.
Write an equation of the line that passes through the point (5,-4) and has a slope of -2. Choose:
 y = -2x + 14 y = -2x - 14 y = -2x - 6 y = -2x + 6

2.
If (-1,0) is on the line whose equation is y = 2x + b, what is the value of b? Choose:
 b = -2 b = -3 b = 2 b = 1

3.
Which equation represents a line that has a slope of and passes through the point (2,1)? Choose:
 4y = 3x + 5 4y = 3x - 2 3y = 4x + 2 3y = 4x - 5

4.
Write the equation of a line that passes through the points (3,3) and (-3,7). Choose:    5.
Which equation represents a line which passes through the points (8,5) and (1,3)? Choose:    6.
Which is the equation of a line passing through the points (5,-5) and (-5,-5)? Choose:
 y = 5 y = -5 x = -5 y = x

7.
Which point lies on the line whose equation is
2x - 3y = 9? Choose:
 (0,-3) (0,3) (-1,3) (-1,-3)

8.
The graph of the equation x + 3y = 6 intersects the y-axis at which of the following points? Choose:
 (0,6) (0,18) (0,2) (6,0)

9.
If the point (5,k) lies on the line represented by the equation 2x + y = 9, which choice is the value of k? Choose:
 1 2 -1 -2

10.
Write an equation for a line passing through the point (4,a) and (-5,a). Choose:
 y = a x = a   NOTE: The re-posting of materials (in part or whole) from this site to the Internet is copyright violation and is not considered "fair use" for educators. Please read the "Terms of Use".