Graphing Straight Lines Quizzes  

How to use this topic lion

Step 1:  

Complete Quiz 1.
Step 2:   If successful move on to the next topic.
If unsuccessful investigate the topic using the websites below.
Step 3:   Complete Quiz 2.
Step 4:   If successful move on to the next topic.
If unsuccessful investigate the topic further using the websites below.
Step 5:   Complete Quiz 3.
Step 6:   If successful move on to the next topic.
If unsuccessful investigate the Further Resources below.
Useful Websites lion

There are some free sample lessons on drawing straight lines at http://www.mathcourses.com/demos.html in the elementary algebra lesson. There is an interactive applet at http://cs.jsu.edu/mcis/faculty/leathrum/Mathlets/lines.html It takes a long time to load but you can put in the slope and intercept, or the slope and a point, or two points and it will show the line. There are many links to pages on straight lines and economic uses for equations of straight lines at http://iserver.saddleback.cc.ca.us/div/sbs/econ/mathecon/mindex.htm. Each topic has a selection of economic applications.

Further Resources lion

The Mathematics Learning Centre holds workshops at the beginning of each semester. Keep an eye out for dates.

There is a Massey Universtiy Site that covers most topics well and is worth having a good look at. There are also some quizzes at http://webct-ce.massey.ac.nz/SCRIPT/tsamith1/scripts/serve_home that can help you identify problem areas.