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2.2E: Graphs of Linear Functions (Exercises)

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    Match each linear equation with its graph

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    1. \(f\left(x\right)=-x-1\)

    2. \(f\left(x\right)=-2x-1\)

    3. \(f\left(x\right)=-\frac{1}{2} x-1\)

    4. \(f\left(x\right)=2\)

    5. \(f\left(x\right)=2+x\)

    6. \(f\left(x\right)=3x+2\)

    Sketch a line with the given features

    1. An x-intercept of (-4, 0) and y-intercept of (0, -2)

    2. An x-intercept of (-2, 0) and y-intercept of (0, 4)

    3. A vertical intercept of (0, 7) and slope \(-\frac{3}{2}\)

    4. A vertical intercept of (0, 3) and slope \(\frac{2}{5}\)

    5. Passing through the points (-6,-2) and (6,-6)

    6. Passing through the points (-3,-4) and (3,0)

    Sketch the graph of each equation \[13. f\left(x\right)=-2x-1 14. g\left(x\right)=-3x+2\] \[15. h\left(x\right)=\frac{1}{3} x+2 16. k\left(x\right)=\frac{2}{3} x-3\] \[17. k\left(t\right)=3+2t 18. p\left(t\right)=-2+3t\] \[19. x=3 20. x=-2\] \[21. r\left(x\right)=4 22. q\left(x\right)=3\]  

    1. If \(g(x)\) is the transformation of \(f(x)=x\) after a vertical compression by \(3/4\), a shift left by 2, and a shift down by 4

      1. Write an equation for \(g\left(x\right)\)

      2. What is the slope of this line?

      3. Find the vertical intercept of this line.

    1.  If \(g(x)\) is the transformation of \(f(x)=x\) after a vertical compression by \(1/3\), a shift right by 1, and a shift up by 3

      1. Write an equation for \(g\left(x\right)\)

      2. What is the slope of this line?

      3. Find the vertical intercept of this line.

     

    Write the equation of the line shown

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    Find the horizontal and vertical intercepts of each equation \[29. f\left(x\right)=-x+2 30. g\left(x\right)=2x+4\] \[31. h\left(x\right)=3x-5 32. k\left(x\right)=-5x+1\] \[33. -2x+5y=20 34. 7x+2y=56\]

     

    Given below are descriptions of two lines. Find the slopes of Line 1 and Line 2. Is each pair of lines parallel, perpendicular or neither?

    1. Line 1: Passes through \((0,6)\) and \((3,-24)\)Line 2: Passes through \((-1,19)\) and \((8,-71)\)

    2. Line 1: Passes through \((-8,\; -55)\) and \((10,\; 89)\)Line 2: Passes through \((9,\; -44)\) and \((4,-14)\)

    3. Line 1: Passes through \((2,3)\) and \((4,-1)\)Line 2: Passes through \((6,3)\) and \((8,5)\)

    4. Line 1: Passes through \((1,\; 7)\) and \((5,5)\)Line 2: Passes through \((-1,-3)\) and \((1,1)\)

    5. Line 1: Passes through \((0,\; 5)\) and \((3,3)\)Line 2: Passes through \((1,-5)\) and \((3,-2)\)

    1. Line 1: Passes through \((2,5)\) and \((5,-1)\)Line 2: Passes through \((-3,7)\) and \((3,-5)\)

    1. Write an equation for a line parallel to \(f\left(x\right)=-5x-3\) and passing through the point (2,-12)

    2. Write an equation for a line parallel to \(g(x)=3x-1\) and passing through the point (4,9) 

    3. Write an equation for a line perpendicular to \(h(t)=-2t+4\) and passing through the point (-4,-1)

    1. Write an equation for a line perpendicular to \(p(t)=3t+4\) and passing through the point (3,1)

    2. Find the point at which the line \(f(x)=-2x-1\) intersects the line \(g(x)=-x\)

    3. Find the point at which the line \(f(x)=2x+5\) intersects the line \(g(x)=-3x-5\)

    1. Use algebra to find the point at which the line \(f\left(x\right)=\; -\frac{4}{5} x\; +\frac{274}{25}\) intersects the line \(h\left(x\right)=\frac{9}{4} x\; +\frac{73}{10}\)

    2. Use algebra to find the point at which the line \(f\left(x\right)=\frac{7}{4} x\; +\frac{457}{60}\) intersects the line \(g\left(x\right)=\frac{4}{3} x\; +\frac{31}{5}\) 

    3. A car rental company offers two plans for renting a car. Plan A: 30 dollars per day and 18 cents per mile Plan B: 50 dollars per day with free unlimited mileage How many miles would you need to drive for plan B to save you money?

    1. You’re comparing two cell phone companies.

    Company A: $20/month for unlimited talk and text, and $10/GB for data.

    Company B: $65/month for unlimited talk, text, and data.

    Under what circumstances will company A save you money?

    Find a formula for each piecewise defined function.

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    53. Sketch an accurate picture of the line having equation \(f\left(x\right)=2-\frac{1}{2} x\). Let c be an unknown constant. [UW]

      1. Find the point of intersection between the line you have graphed and the line \(g\left(x\right)=1+cx\); your answer will be a point in the xy plane whose coordinates involve the unknown c.

      2. Find c so that the intersection point in (a) has x-coordinate 10.

      3. Find c so that the intersection point in (a) lies on the x-axis.