# Graphs of Vertical and Horizontal Lines

## Questions about the equations of straight line graphs that are parallel to the axes

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This is level 1: basic questions about graphs of vertical and horizontal lines. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 7 answers correct and you do this activity online.

 1 What is the equation of the blue line? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 What is the equation of the green line? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 What is the equation of the orange line? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 What is the equation of the dashed black line? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 What is the equation of the horizontal line that passes through the point (3, 4)? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 What is the equation of the vertical line that passes through the point (-2, 5)? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 7 What is the equation of the horizontal line that passes through the point (-1, 7)? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 What is the equation of the vertical line that passes through the point (6, -8)? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 What is the equation of the horizontal line that has a y-intercept of 4? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 10 What is the equation of the vertical line that has an x-intercept of -2? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗
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Level 1 - Basic questions about graphs of vertical and horizontal lines

Level 2 - Intermediate questions about graphs of vertical and horizontal lines

y=mx+c - Online exercises about the equation y=mx+c and the features of a straight line graph.

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