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Linear Functions Essay

  • Submitted by: G1na
  • on March 24, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 477 words

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Multiple Choice Questions (7×2=14 marks)
Circle the correct answer

1. The gradient of the straight line passing through the points (–4, 0) and (1, 4) is:
A
B
C
D
E

2. The equation 4x – 3y = 12 can be represented by the graph:
A                                                                   B                                             C                                            



D                                                     E



3. A line perpendicular to 3y   2x + 1 = 0 is:
A   3y   2x + 1 = 0 B 2y – 3x   1 = 0 C 3y + 2x + 1 = 0

D   2y – 3x + 1 = 0 E 2y + 3x + 1 = 0

4. The value for x that satisfies the equation   is:
A   B     –9 C  

D   - 7 E     19

5. The point (1, 4) is the mid-point of the line joining the points A (– 8, 5) and B (x, 3). The value of x is:
A - 10 B – 6 C 9 D 10 E 16

6. The points (1, 5), (2, 4) and (9, y) are collinear. The value of y is:
A – 3 B –1 C 3 D 7 E 13

7. The equation 2x + 5y   10 = 0 has a gradient and y-intercept respectively equal to:
A   , 2 B     2 C   2, 10
D   , 10 E     2, 10

Short answer Questions (15 marks)

  1. Sketch the graphs of the following equations. Clearly show x- and y-intercepts. (2 + 2 = 4 marks)
  (a) y = 2x – 3










  (b) x + 4y   8 = 0

  2. Solve the following simultaneous equations.(3 marks)
3x – 4y = 5
5x   6y = 3












  3. Find the equation of the line parallel to the line with equation 2x + 3y   9 = 0 and passing through   (2, 3).   (4 marks)











  4. Transpose the following expresses to make the pronumeral in brackets the subject. (2 + 2 = 4 marks)
  a. (r) b.     (L)







Analysis Question (11 marks)

  1. A teacher gives the class the task of constructing a right-angled triangle on a cartesian plane.   They are told that the coordinates of two...

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