Lessons

Define a linear function
In this lesson you will learn to define linear functions by comparing graphs.

Analyze graphs of y = x and y = mx
In this lesson you will learn to define linear functions by analyzing graphs of the forms y = x and y = mx.

Analyze Tables of y = x and y = mx
In this lesson you will learn to define linear functions by analyzing tables of the forms y = x and y = mx.

Analyze graphs and tables of y = mx + b
In this lesson you will learn to define linear functions by analyzing graphs and tables of the form y = mx + b.
Resources

Performance task for 'Interpret the equation y = mx + b' Premium
Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. (A performance task for standards mastery assessment.)