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Two Variable Linear Equations

Published on 11/29/2011

Activity Overview

Investigate a point as the solution to a linear equation in two variables.

Objectives

  • Students will recognize what it means for an ordered pair to be a solution to a linear equation in two variables.

Vocabulary

  • Linear equation
  • Solution
  • Solve
  • Variable

About the Lesson

This lesson involves finding the solution set for a linear equation in two variables written in the form y = mx + b. Students will plot points that make a linear equation in the form y = mx + b true and examine the relationship among those points.