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Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Gradient of a Line Practise the skill of finding the gradients of straight lines by counting squares and dividing rise by run.
- Graph Paper Flexible graph paper which can be printed or projected onto a white board as an effective visual aid.
- Straight Line Graphs Video After drawing a straight line graph learn about its equation in the form y = mx + c.
- Straight Line Graph Equation An online exercise about the equation y=mx+c and the features of a straight line graph.
- Graphs of Vertical and Horizontal Lines Questions about the equations of straight line graphs that are parallel to the axes.
- Don's Graph Snaps Complete the tables and find the equations of the graphs that can be seen in the snaps.
- Graph Patterns Find the equations which will produce the given patterns of graphs.
- Line Graph Challenge A challenge to produce the straight line patterns using a GDC or graph plotting software.
- Straight Line Graphs 10 straight line graph challenges for use with computer graph plotting software or a graphical display calculator.
- Graph Match Match the equations with the images of the corresponding graphs. A drag-and-drop activity.
- Graph Plotter An online tool to draw, display and investigate graphs of many different kinds.
- Parallel Graphs Collect together in groups the equations of the graphs that are parallel to each other.
- Perpendicular Pairs Find the pairs of equations that will produce perpendicular graphs.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The equation of the line L*" ... more_{1}is \(y = 2 - 5x\). - "
*Which of the following lines is parallel to the x-axis?*" ... more - "
*Show that line \(5y = 7x - 7\) is perpendicular to line \(7y = -5x + 55\).*" ... more - "
*The straight line \(L\) has the equation \(4y = 3x + 5\).*" ... more - "
*(a) Complete the table of values for \(y=\frac{(x^3-5x)}{10}\)*" ... more - "
*Suppose a rhombus ABCD is drawn on a coordinate plane with the point A situated at (4,7). The diagonal BD lies on the line \(y = 2x - 5 \)*" ... more - "
*On the grid below, draw the graph of \(y = 1 - 2x\) for values of \(x\) from -2 to 2.*" ... more - "
*The vertices of quadrilateral ABCD are A (2, 4), B (-1, 5), C (–3, 4) and D (–2, 2).*" ... more

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