Graph MatchMatch the graphs with their equations. A selfmarking, draganddrop mathematical exercise. 
This is Level 2 (Linear and quadratic graphs and equations). Match the graphs with the corresponding equations.
\(y = x^2 − 3\)
\(y = 3 + 2x\)
\(y =  x\)
\(y = 3 − 2x\)
\(y = 5 − 3x\)
\(y = (2 − x)^2\)
\(y = \frac14 x + 2\)
\(y = 3\)
\(y = 5 − x^2\)
\(y = (x + 3)^2\)
\(x = 2\)
\(y = \frac13 x^2\)
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This is Graph Match level 2. You can also try:
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Gradient  A prerequisite for doing the graph exercises is being able to calculate the gradient of a line.
Level 1  Linear graphs and equations
Level 2  Linear and quadratic graphs and equations
Level 3  Mixed polynomials
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For straight line graphs arrange the equation in the form \(y = mx + c\) where \(m\) represents the gradient of the line and \(c\) the yintercept.
Maybe this video will remind you of some of the techniques for recognising graphs.
This video is from the ukmathsteacher YouTube channel.
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