Write the Equation

Write the Equation Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet presents a set of four graphs, each displaying a straight line on a coordinate plane. The task for the student is to write the linear equation that corresponds to the graphed line. Each graph illustrates a line with different slopes and y-intercepts, which the students need to deduce from the positioning of the line on the grid. No points or equations are provided, requiring students to understand and apply their knowledge of the slope-intercept form of a line.

The worksheet is designed to teach students how to derive linear equations from visual information. It encourages them to analyze the slope and y-intercept of each line by examining how the line intersects the y-axis and its angle relative to the axes. The activity helps students in translating a graphical representation into an algebraic equation. Mastery of this skill is crucial for understanding the relationship between algebra and geometry, and for solving problems that involve graphing lines on the coordinate plane.