PhysicsLAB Worksheet
Properties of Lines #1

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Refer to the following information for the next four questions.

What is the slope of the line connecting the points (4,12) and (5,20)? 

What is the y-intercept of the line passing through the points (4,12) and (5,20)? 

What is the equation of this line which passes through the points (4,12) and (5,20)? 

Use the equation from your previous answer  to solve for the y-coordinate of the point on the line which has an x-coordinate equal to 10? 

Refer to the following information for the next nine questions.

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Does the line graphed above have a positive or negative slope?
 
What is the y-axis intercept of this line? 

What is the slope of this line? 

In what units is the slope of this line measured? 

What is the equation of this line? 

What is the value of this line's x-axis intercept? 

What would be the title of this graph?
 
On this graph, which variable is the dependent variable?
 
What aspect of the object's behavior is represented by the graph's slope? 




 
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