Linear Equations and Functions



Popular Tutorials in Linear Equations and Functions

    • How Do You Write an Equation for a Translation of an Absolute Value Function?How Do You Write an Equation for a Translation of an Absolute Value Function?

    How Do You Write an Equation for a Translation of an Absolute Value Function?

    Want to write an equation to translate the graph of an absolute value equation? This tutorial takes you through that process step-by-step! Take an absolute value equation and perform a vertical and horizontal translation to create a new equation. Watch it all in this tutorial.

    • How Do You Graph an Absolute Value Function?How Do You Graph an Absolute Value Function?

    How Do You Graph an Absolute Value Function?

    Graphing an absolute value equation can be complicated, unless you know how to dissect the equation to find and use the slope and translations. Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to identify the necessary parts of the equation and use them to graph the absolute value equation.

    • What Does the Constant 'k' do in y = |x|+k?What Does the Constant 'k' do in y = |x|+k?

    What Does the Constant 'k' do in y = |x|+k?

    When you're learning about translating absolute value equations, learning about vertical translations is a MUST! Check out this tutorial and see what it takes to translate an absolute value equation vertically.

    • What Does the Constant 'h' do in y = |x-h|?What Does the Constant 'h' do in y = |x-h|?

    What Does the Constant 'h' do in y = |x-h|?

    When you're learning about translating absolute value equations, learning about horizontal translations is a MUST! Check out this tutorial and see what it takes to translate an absolute value equation horizontally.

    • What is an Absolute Value Function?What is an Absolute Value Function?

    What is an Absolute Value Function?

    An absolute value function is just a function that contains absolute values. This tutorial gives a great introduction to this very useful function!

    • How Can You Tell if a Relation is Not a Function?How Can You Tell if a Relation is Not a Function?

    How Can You Tell if a Relation is Not a Function?

    Every function is a relation, but not every relation is a function! Watch this video to learn how to tell which relations are functions and which are not.

    • How is a Function Defined?How is a Function Defined?

    How is a Function Defined?

    You can't go through algebra without learning about functions. This tutorial shows you the definition of a function and gives you an example of a function. Take a look!

    • What is a Linear Function?What is a Linear Function?
    • How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from a Graph?How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from a Graph?

    How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from a Graph?

    Trying to find the slope of a graphed line? First, identify two points on the line. Then, you could use these points to figure out the slope. In this tutorial, you'll see how to use two points on the line to find the change in 'y' and the change in 'x'. Then, you'll see how to take these values and calculate the slope. Check it out!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have Two Points?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have Two Points?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have Two Points?

    Trying to write an equation in slope-intercept form? Have two points on your line? You'll need to find your slope and y-intercept. Watch this tutorial and see what needs to be done to write an equation in slope-intercept form!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form from a Word Problem?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form from a Word Problem?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form from a Word Problem?

    Word problems are a great way to see math in the real world! In this tutorial, you'll see how write an equation in slope-intercept form that represents the information given in the word problem. To see how it's done, check out this tutorial!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Parallel Line?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Parallel Line?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Parallel Line?

    Want to find the slope-intercept form of a line when you're given a point on that line and another line parallel to that line? Remember, parallel lines have the same slope. If you can find the slope of that parallel line, you'll have the slope of your line! In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the slope of your line and use that slope, along with the given point, to write an equation for the line in slope-intercept form. Take a look!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Perpendicular Line?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Perpendicular Line?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have One Point and a Perpendicular Line?

    Want to find the slope-intercept form of a line when you're given a point on that line and another line perpendicular to that line? Remember, perpendicular lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals of each other. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the slope using the slope of the perpendicular line. Then, use this slope and the given point to write an equation for the line in slope-intercept form. Check it out!

    • How Do You Put an Equation in Standard Form Into Slope-Intercept or Point-Slope Form?How Do You Put an Equation in Standard Form Into Slope-Intercept or Point-Slope Form?

    How Do You Put an Equation in Standard Form Into Slope-Intercept or Point-Slope Form?

    Looking for some practice converting the equation of a line into different forms? Then this tutorial was made for you! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to take a linear equation from standard form and convert it into slope-intercept form and point-slope form.

    • How Do You Put an Equation in Slope-Intercept Form Into Standard or Point-Slope Form?How Do You Put an Equation in Slope-Intercept Form Into Standard or Point-Slope Form?

    How Do You Put an Equation in Slope-Intercept Form Into Standard or Point-Slope Form?

    Looking for some practice converting the equation of a line into different forms? Then this tutorial was made for you! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to take a linear equation from slope-intercept form and convert it into standard form and point-slope form.

    • How Do You Put an Equation in Point-Slope Form Into Standard or Slope-Intercept Form?How Do You Put an Equation in Point-Slope Form Into Standard or Slope-Intercept Form?

    How Do You Put an Equation in Point-Slope Form Into Standard or Slope-Intercept Form?

    Looking for some practice converting the equation of a line into different forms? Then this tutorial was made for you! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to take a linear equation from point-slope form and convert it into standard form and slope-intercept form.

    • How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from Two Points?How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from Two Points?

    How Do You Find the Slope of a Line from Two Points?

    Calculating the slope of a line from two given points? Use the slope formula! This tutorial will show you how!

    • How Do You Find the Constant of Variation from a Direct Variation Equation?How Do You Find the Constant of Variation from a Direct Variation Equation?

    How Do You Find the Constant of Variation from a Direct Variation Equation?

    The constant of variation is the number that relates two variables that are directly proportional or inversely proportional to one another. Watch this tutorial to see how to find the constant of variation for a direct variation equation. Take a look!

    • How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation Given a Point?How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation Given a Point?

    How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation Given a Point?

    Looking for some practice with direct variation? Watch this tutorial, and get that practice! This tutorial shows you how to take given information and turn it into a direct variation equation. Then, see how to use that equation to find the value of one of the variables.

    • How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation from a Table?How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation from a Table?

    How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation from a Table?

    Looking for some practice with direct variation? Watch this tutorial, and get that practice! This tutorial shows you how to take a table of values and describe the relation using a direct variation equation.

    • How Do You Find the X-Coordinate of a Point on a Line If You Have Another Point and the Slope?How Do You Find the X-Coordinate of a Point on a Line If You Have Another Point and the Slope?

    How Do You Find the X-Coordinate of a Point on a Line If You Have Another Point and the Slope?

    How do you find the x-coordinate of a point on a line if you have another point and the slope? You'll need to use the slope formula. Watch this tutorial and see how to find this missing coordinate!

    • How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Positive Correlation?How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Positive Correlation?

    How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Positive Correlation?

    Got a bunch of data? Trying to figure out if there is a positive, negative, or no correlation? Draw a scatter plot! This tutorial takes you through the steps of creating a scatter plot, drawing a line-of-fit, and determining the correlation, if any. Take a look!

    • How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Line of Fit?How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Line of Fit?

    How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Line of Fit?

    A line-of-fit is a line that summarizes the trend in a set of data. In this tutorial, you'll see how to graph data on a coordinate plane and draw a line-of-fit for that data. Check it out!

    • How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Negative Correlation?How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Negative Correlation?

    How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find a Negative Correlation?

    Got a bunch of data? Trying to figure out if there is a positive, negative, or no correlation? Draw a scatter plot! This tutorial takes you through the steps of creating a scatter plot, drawing a line-of-fit, and determining the correlation, if any. Take a look!

    • How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find No Correlation?How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find No Correlation?

    How Do You Use a Scatter Plot to Find No Correlation?

    Got a bunch of data? Trying to figure out if there is a positive, negative, or no correlation? Draw a scatter plot! This tutorial takes you through the steps of creating a scatter plot, drawing a line-of-fit, and determining the correlation, if any. Take a look!

    • How Do You Write an Equation for a Vertical Line?How Do You Write an Equation for a Vertical Line?

    How Do You Write an Equation for a Vertical Line?

    Trying to find the equation of a vertical line that goes through a given point? Remember that vertical lines only have an 'x' value and no 'y' value. Follow along with this tutorial as you see how use the information given to write the equation of a vertical line.

    • How Do You Write an Equation for a Horizontal Line?How Do You Write an Equation for a Horizontal Line?

    How Do You Write an Equation for a Horizontal Line?

    Trying to find the equation of a horizontal line that goes through a given point? Remember that vertical lines only have a 'y' value and no 'x' value. Follow along with this tutorial as you see how use the information given to write the equation of a horizontal line.

    • How Do You Graph a Vertical Line?How Do You Graph a Vertical Line?

    How Do You Graph a Vertical Line?

    To graph a vertical line that goes through a given point, first plot that point. Then draw a straight line up and down that goes through the point, and you're done! To see this process in action, watch this tutorial!

    • How Do You Graph a Horizontal Line?How Do You Graph a Horizontal Line?

    How Do You Graph a Horizontal Line?

    To graph a horizontal line that goes through a given point, first plot that point. Then draw a straight line left and right that goes through the point, and you're done! To see this process in action, watch this tutorial!

    • How Do You Find the Slope of a Line If You Have a Perpendicular Line?How Do You Find the Slope of a Line If You Have a Perpendicular Line?

    How Do You Find the Slope of a Line If You Have a Perpendicular Line?

    Perpendicular lines have slopes that are opposite reciprocals of each other. To find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to a given equation, find the opposite reciprocal of that slope. Check out this tutorial to learn how!

    • How Do You Find the Slope of a Ramp If You Know the Rise and Run?How Do You Find the Slope of a Ramp If You Know the Rise and Run?

    How Do You Find the Slope of a Ramp If You Know the Rise and Run?

    Word problems are a great way to see math in action! This tutorial shows you how to solve a word problem involving rise and run by using the slope formula.

    • How Do You Use X- and Y-Intercepts To Graph a Line In Standard Form?How Do You Use X- and Y-Intercepts To Graph a Line In Standard Form?

    How Do You Use X- and Y-Intercepts To Graph a Line In Standard Form?

    To find the x-intercept of a given linear equation, simply remove the 'y' and solve for 'x'. To find the y-intercept, remove the 'x' and solve for 'y'. In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the x-intercept and the y-intercept for a given linear equation. Check it out!

    • How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and the Intercept?How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and the Intercept?

    How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and the Intercept?

    Trying to graph a line from a given slope and y-intercept? Think you need to find an equation first? Think again! In this tutorial, see how to use that given slope and y-intercept to graph the line.

    • How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and a Single Point?How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and a Single Point?

    How Do You Graph a Line If You're Given the Slope and a Single Point?

    Trying to graph a line from a given slope and a point? Think you need to find an equation first? Think again! In this tutorial, see how to use that given slope and point to graph the line.

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have the Slope and One Point?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have the Slope and One Point?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have the Slope and One Point?

    Trying to write an equation in point-slope form? Got a point on the line and the slope? Plug those values correctly into the point-slope form of a line and you'll have your answer! Watch this tutorial to get all the details!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have Two Points?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have Two Points?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form If You Have Two Points?

    Trying to write an equation in point-slope form? Have two points but no slope? You'll need to use those points to find a slope first. Watch this tutorial and see what needs to be done to write an equation in point-slope form!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form and Standard Form If You Have Two Points?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form and Standard Form If You Have Two Points?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Point-Slope Form and Standard Form If You Have Two Points?

    Get some practice with the point-slope form and standard form of an equation! This tutorial shows you how to use two given points to write an equation in both forms. Take a look!

    • How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have the Slope and the Y-Intercept?How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have the Slope and the Y-Intercept?

    How Do You Write an Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have the Slope and the Y-Intercept?

    Want to write an equation in slope-intercept form? Already have the slope and y-intercept? Perfect! Just correctly plug those values into your equation and you're done! Learn how in this tutorial.

    • What's the Formula for Slope?What's the Formula for Slope?

    What's the Formula for Slope?

    When you're dealing with linear equations, you may be asked to find the slope of a line. That's when knowing the slope formula really comes in handy! Learn the formula to find the slope of a line by watching this tutorial.

    • What's the X-Intercept?What's the X-Intercept?

    What's the X-Intercept?

    When you have a linear equation, the x-intercept is the point where the graph of the line crosses the x-axis. In this tutorial, learn about the x-intercept. Check it out!

    • How Do You Know if Two Lines are Parallel?How Do You Know if Two Lines are Parallel?

    How Do You Know if Two Lines are Parallel?

    Parallel lines are lines that will go on and on forever without ever intersecting. This is because they have the same slope! If you have two linear equations that have the same slope but different y-intercepts, then those lines are parallel to one another!

    • How Do You Know if Two Lines Are Perpendicular?How Do You Know if Two Lines Are Perpendicular?

    How Do You Know if Two Lines Are Perpendicular?

    Perpendicular lines intersect at right angles to one another. To figure out if two equations are perpendicular, take a look at their slopes. The slopes of perpendicular lines are opposite reciprocals of each other. Their product is -1! Watch this tutorial and see how to determine if two equations are perpendicular.

    • What Does the Slope of a Line Mean?What Does the Slope of a Line Mean?

    What Does the Slope of a Line Mean?

    You can't learn about linear equations without learning about slope. The slope of a line is the steepness of the line. There are many ways to think about slope. Slope is the rise over the run, the change in 'y' over the change in 'x', or the gradient of a line. Check out this tutorial to learn about slope!

    • What's the Constant of Variation?What's the Constant of Variation?

    What's the Constant of Variation?

    The constant of variation is the number that relates two variables that are directly proportional or inversely proportional to one another. But why is it called the constant of variation? This tutorial answers that question, so take a look!

    • What Does Direct Variation Look Like on a Graph?What Does Direct Variation Look Like on a Graph?

    What Does Direct Variation Look Like on a Graph?

    Want to know what a direct variation looks like graphically? Basically, it's a straight line that goes through the origin. To get a better picture, check out this tutorial!

    • What Are Dependent and Independent Variables?What Are Dependent and Independent Variables?
    • What's a Scatter Plot?What's a Scatter Plot?

    What's a Scatter Plot?

    Scatter plots are really useful for graphically showing a bunch of data. By seeing data graphically, you can see patterns or trends in the data. These patterns help researchers to understand how one thing affects another. This can lead to all kinds of breakthroughs! This tutorial gives you a look at the scatter plot. Check it out!

    • What's Positive Correlation?What's Positive Correlation?

    What's Positive Correlation?

    Looking at a line-of-fit on a scatter plot? Does that line have a positive slope? If so, your data shows a positive correlation! Learn about positive correlation by watching this tutorial.

    • What's Negative Correlation?What's Negative Correlation?

    What's Negative Correlation?

    Looking at a line-of-fit on a scatter plot? Does that line have a negative slope? If so, your data shows a negative correlation! Learn about negative correlation by watching this tutorial.

    • What Does it Mean To Have No Correlation?What Does it Mean To Have No Correlation?

    What Does it Mean To Have No Correlation?

    Scatter plots are very helpful in graphically showing the pattern in a set of data. But sometimes that data shows no correlation. Learn about no correlation and see how to tell if data shows no correlation by watching this tutorial!

    • What Does Negative Slope Mean?What Does Negative Slope Mean?

    What Does Negative Slope Mean?

    What does a negative slope mean? What does the graph of a negative slope look like? Find the answers to these questions by watching this tutorial!

    • What Are Vertical Lines?What Are Vertical Lines?

    What Are Vertical Lines?

    You may be able to guess that vertical lines are lines that go straight up and down, but did you know that all vertical lines have the same slope? In this tutorial, learn all about vertical lines including their slope and what the equation of a vertical line looks like!

    • What Are Horizontal Lines?What Are Horizontal Lines?

    What Are Horizontal Lines?

    Ever look at the horizon when the sun is rising or setting? Know why it's called the horizon? It's a horizontal line! And just like the horizon, horizontal lines go straight left and right. In this tutorial, you'll learn all about horizontal lines including their slope and what the equation of a horizontal line looks like.

    • What Does Positive Slope Mean?What Does Positive Slope Mean?

    What Does Positive Slope Mean?

    What does a positive slope mean? What does the graph of a positive slope look like? Find the answers to these questions by watching this tutorial!

    • What Does 0 Slope Mean?What Does 0 Slope Mean?

    What Does 0 Slope Mean?

    A zero slope is just the slope of a horizontal line! The y-coordinate never changes no matter what the x-coordinate is! In this tutorial, learn about the meaning of zero slope.

    • What Does Undefined Slope Mean?What Does Undefined Slope Mean?

    What Does Undefined Slope Mean?

    An undefined slope (or an infinitely large slope) is the slope of a vertical line! The x-coordinate never changes no matter what the y-coordinate is! There is no run! In this tutorial, learn about the meaning of undefined slope.

    • What's Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation?What's Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation?

    What's Point-Slope Form of a Linear Equation?

    When you're learning about linear equations, you're bound to run into the point-slope form of a line. This form is quite useful in creating an equation of a line if you're given the slope and a point on the line. Watch this tutorial, and learn about the point-slope form of a line!

    • What's Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation?What's Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation?

    What's Slope-Intercept Form of a Linear Equation?

    When you're learning about linear equations, you're bound to run into the point-slope form of a line. This form is quite useful in creating an equation of a line if you're given the slope and a point on the line. Watch this tutorial, and learn about the point-slope form of a line!

    • What's the Y-Intercept?What's the Y-Intercept?

    What's the Y-Intercept?

    When you have a linear equation, the y-intercept is the point where the graph of the line crosses the y-axis. In this tutorial, learn about the y-intercept. Check it out!

    • How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?

    How Do You Graph the Parent Quadratic Function y=x2?

    Dealing with graphs of quadratic equations? You should know about the parent function graph first! All graphs of quadratic equations start off looking like this before their transformed. Check it out!

    • What Does the Constant 'k' Do in the Function f(x)=[square root of](x)+k?What Does the Constant 'k' Do in the Function f(x)=[square root of](x)+k?

    What Does the Constant 'k' Do in the Function f(x)=[square root of](x)+k?

    When you're learning about translating square root functions, learning about vertical translations is a MUST! Check out this tutorial and see what it takes to translate a square root function vertically.

    • How Do You Horizontally Translate a Square Root Function?How Do You Horizontally Translate a Square Root Function?

    How Do You Horizontally Translate a Square Root Function?

    When you're learning about translating square root functions, learning about horizontal translations is a MUST! Check out this tutorial and see what it takes to translate a square root function horizontally.

    • How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using the Direct Variation Formula?How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using the Direct Variation Formula?

    How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using the Direct Variation Formula?

    Word problems allow you to see math in action! Take a look at this word problem involving an object's weight on Earth compared to its weight on the Moon. See how the formula for direct variation plays an important role in finding the solution. Then use that formula to see how much you would weigh on the Moon!

    • What's the Direct Variation or Direct Proportionality Formula?What's the Direct Variation or Direct Proportionality Formula?

    What's the Direct Variation or Direct Proportionality Formula?

    Ever heard of two things being directly proportional? Well, a good example is speed and distance. The bigger your speed, the farther you'll go over a given time period. So as one variable goes up, the other goes up too, and that's the idea of direct proportionality. But you can express direct proportionality using equations, and that's an important thing to do in algebra. See how to do that in the tutorial!

    • How Do You Use the Formula for Direct Variation?How Do You Use the Formula for Direct Variation?

    How Do You Use the Formula for Direct Variation?

    If two things are directly proportional, you can bet that you'll need to use the formula for direct variation to solve! In this tutorial, you'll see how to use the formula for direct variation to find the constant of variation and then solve for your answer.

    • How Do You Graph an Inequality on the Coordinate Plane?How Do You Graph an Inequality on the Coordinate Plane?

    How Do You Graph an Inequality on the Coordinate Plane?

    Graphing inequalities on the coordinate plane is not as difficult as you might think, especially if you know what to do! In this tutorial, you'll see the steps you need to follow to graph an inequality.

    • How Do You Figure Out Whether a Boundary is a Part of the Graph of an Inequality?How Do You Figure Out Whether a Boundary is a Part of the Graph of an Inequality?

    How Do You Figure Out Whether a Boundary is a Part of the Graph of an Inequality?

    Is the boundary part of the graph of an inequality? Here's a hint: the sign of the inequality holds the answer! Learn how to test and see if the boundary is part of the graph of an inequality by watching this tutorial.

    • How Do You Solve and Graph Inequalities from a Word Problem?How Do You Solve and Graph Inequalities from a Word Problem?

    How Do You Solve and Graph Inequalities from a Word Problem?

    Word problems are a great way to see the real world applications of math! In this tutorial, you'll see how to graph multiple inequalities to find the solution. Take a look!

    • How Do You Find the Domain and Range of a Relation?How Do You Find the Domain and Range of a Relation?

    How Do You Find the Domain and Range of a Relation?

    Finding the domain and range of a relation? No problem! Watch this tutorial and learn how to find the domain and range of a relation.

    • How Do You Graph a Linear Equation by Making a Table?How Do You Graph a Linear Equation by Making a Table?

    How Do You Graph a Linear Equation by Making a Table?

    Graphing a function? It would be really helpful if you had a table of values that fit your equation. You could plot those values on a coordinate plane and connect the point to make your graph. See it all in this tutorial!

    • How Can You Tell If You Have a Linear Equation?How Can You Tell If You Have a Linear Equation?

    How Can You Tell If You Have a Linear Equation?

    Trying to figure out if an equation is a linear equation? Well, can you write it in standard form? If you can, then it's a linear equation. See this process in action by watching this tutorial!

    • How Do You Figure Out If a Relation is a Function?How Do You Figure Out If a Relation is a Function?

    How Do You Figure Out If a Relation is a Function?

    How do you figure out if a relation is a function? You could set up the relation as a table of ordered pairs. Then, test to see if each element in the domain is matched with exactly one element in the range. If so, you have a function! Watch this tutorial to see how you can determine if a relation is a function.

    • How Do You Use the Vertical Line Test to Figure Out if a Graph is a Function?How Do You Use the Vertical Line Test to Figure Out if a Graph is a Function?

    How Do You Use the Vertical Line Test to Figure Out if a Graph is a Function?

    Trying to figure out if an equation is a function? Graph it and perform the vertical line test. If it passes, then it's a function! Get some practice by watching this tutorial!

    • How Do You Find f(x) If You Have a Value For x?How Do You Find f(x) If You Have a Value For x?

    How Do You Find f(x) If You Have a Value For x?

    To solve a function for a given value, plug that value into the function and simplify. See this first-hand by watching this tutorial!

    • What is a Relation?What is a Relation?

    What is a Relation?

    Got a set of ordered pairs? Then you have a relation! This tutorial takes a look at relations!

    • What is the Domain of a Relation?What is the Domain of a Relation?

    What is the Domain of a Relation?

    Did you know that a relation has a domain? The domain of a relation is the set of the first coordinates from the ordered pairs. This tutorial defines the domain of a relation!

    • What is the Range of a Relation?What is the Range of a Relation?

    What is the Range of a Relation?

    Did you know that a relation has a range? The range of a relation is the set of the second coordinates from the ordered pairs. This tutorial defines the range of a relation!

    • What's Standard Form of a Linear Equation?What's Standard Form of a Linear Equation?

    What's Standard Form of a Linear Equation?

    A linear equation can be written in many different forms, and each of them is quite useful! One of these is standard form. Watch this tutorial and learn the standard form for a linear equation!

    • What's a Function?What's a Function?

    What's a Function?

    You can't go through algebra without learning about functions. This tutorial shows you a great approach to thinking about functions! Learn the definition of a function and see the different ways functions can be represented. Take a look!

    • What's the Vertical Line Test?What's the Vertical Line Test?

    What's the Vertical Line Test?

    Even graphs need to worry about tests! Using the vertical line test, you can figure out if a graph is a function or not. Watch this tutorial and learn about the vertical line test. Then, put your graphs to the test!

    • What is Function Notation?What is Function Notation?

    What is Function Notation?

    Every see 'f(x)' in your math? That's function notation! It's a way to indicate that an equation is a function. Learn about function notation by watching this tutorial.

    • What's a Boundary?What's a Boundary?

    What's a Boundary?

    If you graph an inequality on the coordinate plane, you end up creating a boundary. This boundary cuts the coordinate plane in half. In this tutorial, you'll learn about this kind of boundary!

    • What's a Half-Plane?What's a Half-Plane?

    What's a Half-Plane?

    If you graph an inequality on the coordinate plane, you end up creating a boundary that cuts the coordinate plane in half. Each of these halves is called a half-plane. Learn about half-planes by watching this tutorial!

    • How Do You Graph a Piecewise Function?How Do You Graph a Piecewise Function?

    How Do You Graph a Piecewise Function?

    If you want to graph a piecewise linear function, graph each function on it's specific interval separately. Bring it all together, and you have your graph! This tutorial shows you the entire process for graphing a piecewise linear function.

    • How Do You Translate a Function?How Do You Translate a Function?

    How Do You Translate a Function?

    Think about sliding a penny on a table. All you're doing is moving the penny to a new location on the table. That's basically all that's happening when you translate a function! When you translate a function, you're just sliding it to a new location on the coordinate plane!

    • How Do You Graph a Translation of a Function?How Do You Graph a Translation of a Function?

    How Do You Graph a Translation of a Function?

    A great way to better understand how to translate a function is to practice! This tutorial takes you through the steps of graphing a function that's been translated up and to the right.

    • How Do You Reflect a Function?How Do You Reflect a Function?

    How Do You Reflect a Function?

    When you look in the mirror, you see a reflection of yourself. Reflections in math involve flipping something over a line called the line of reflection. This tutorial shows you how to reflect a function over a chosen line!

    • How Do You Find f(x) When the Value for x Contains Other Variables?How Do You Find f(x) When the Value for x Contains Other Variables?

    How Do You Find f(x) When the Value for x Contains Other Variables?

    When you're evaluating a function, you're usually given a number to plug in for the variable, but what if the expression you're plugging in contains other variables? See how to plug an expression with variables into a function! This tutorial will show you!

    • How Do You Graph a Reflection of a Function?How Do You Graph a Reflection of a Function?

    How Do You Graph a Reflection of a Function?

    If you change a function like f(x) to f(-x), it flips the function over the y-axis! Follow along with this tutorial to see how to take a function and reflect it over the y-axis.

    • How Do You Identify Direct Variation from a Table Using Ratios?How Do You Identify Direct Variation from a Table Using Ratios?

    How Do You Identify Direct Variation from a Table Using Ratios?

    If you have a table of values and want to see if it represents a direct variation, just create ratios from the table. If all the ratios are the same, then you have a direct variation! This tutorial takes you through that process step-by-step.

    • What is a One-to-One Function?What is a One-to-One Function?

    What is a One-to-One Function?

    What is a one-to-one function? What qualities make a function one-to-one? This tutorial is a great introduction and explanation for one-to-one functions!

    • What is a Continuous Function?What is a Continuous Function?

    What is a Continuous Function?

    You've probably seen a continuous function before and not even known it! In this tutorial, you'll learn what a continuous function is and what a graph needs to have in order to be continuous.

    • What is a Constant Function?What is a Constant Function?

    What is a Constant Function?

    Have you ever seen a horizontal line? Then you've seen a constant function! This tutorial introduces constant functions and shows you examples of their equations and graphs!

    • What is the Parent Function of a Cubic Function?What is the Parent Function of a Cubic Function?

    What is the Parent Function of a Cubic Function?

    The graph of a linear function is a line. The graph of a quadratic function is a parabola. What does the graph of a cubic function look like? This tutorial introduces you to the basic (parent) function for cubic functions!

    • What is a Parent Function?What is a Parent Function?

    What is a Parent Function?

    Did you know that functions have parents too? Follow along with this tutorial to learn about families of functions and their parent function!

    • How Do You Graph a Relation From a Table?How Do You Graph a Relation From a Table?

    How Do You Graph a Relation From a Table?

    When you have a relation given as a table of x-values and y-values, it can sometimes be helpful to graph those points in order to get a visual representation of the relation. This tutorial will show you how to take values from a table and plot them on the coordinate plane!

    • How Do You Write the Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have a Graph?How Do You Write the Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have a Graph?

    How Do You Write the Equation of a Line in Slope-Intercept Form If You Have a Graph?

    Working with the graph of a line? Trying to find the equation for that graph? Just pick two points on the line and use them to find the equation. This tutorial shows you how to take two points on the graph of a line and use them to find the slope-intercept form of the line!

    • How Do You Write and Use a Prediction Equation?How Do You Write and Use a Prediction Equation?

    How Do You Write and Use a Prediction Equation?

    Scatter plots are a great way to see data visually. They can also help you predict values! Follow along as this tutorial shows you how to draw a line of fit on a scatter plot and find the equation of that line in order to make a prediction based on the data already given!

    • What is a Linear Equation?What is a Linear Equation?

    What is a Linear Equation?

    If you're learning about graphs, you're bound to see a bunch of linear equations, so it's a good idea to understand what makes an equation a linear equation. This tutorial explains linear equations and shows you the difference between equations that are linear and ones that are not. Check it out!

    • What is a Cubic Function?What is a Cubic Function?

    What is a Cubic Function?

    Cubic functions are just one type of function you’ll see in math. This tutorial introduces you to cubic functions, shows you some examples and graphs, and explains the parent function of cubic functions. Check out this tutorial to learn about cubic functions!