Equation of a Line Through Points

Match the equations of the straight line graphs to the clues about gradients and points.

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This is level 2: find the equation of the line given two points it passes through. Type in the letter of the equation that is the answer for each question. You can earn a virtual trophy if you do this activity online.

 Passing through(1,2) and (5,10) Passing through(-5,-5) and (0,0) Passing through(-4,-1) and (2,5) Passing through(-3,3) and (6,9) Passing through(4,3) and (-5,-3) Passing through(12,3) and (0,-1) Bonus question: From the letters chosen as answers to the first six questions make a six letter mathematical word.
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This is Equation of a Line Through Points level 2. You can also try:
Graph Match Level 1 Level 3 Level 4 Mixed Questions

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Level 1 - Find the equation of the line given its gradient and a point it passes through

Level 2 - Find the equation of the line given two points it passes through

Level 3 - Find the equation of the line given the equation of a parallel line and a point it passes through

Level 4 - Find the equation of the line given the equation of a perpendicular line and a point it passes through

Mixed Questions - A multi-level online exercise about the equation and features of a straight line graph.

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