Here are the things that should have been covered before you should do this unit:

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At the end of this sections your students should be able to do the following:

Find the slope of a line, given the coordinates of two of its points

Write linear equations in point-slope, standard, and slope-intercept forms

Draw a scatter plot and find the equation of a best-fit line for the data

Solve problems by using models

Graph linear equations

Use slope to determine if two lines are parallel or perpendicular

Now here is a list of the sections, please click on them for specific lessons:

Section 6-2: Writing Linear Equations in Point-Slope and Standard Forms

Section 6-3: Integration Statistics: Scatter Plots and Best-Fit Lines

Section 6-4: Writing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

Quizzes for Sections 6-1 through 6-4

Section 6-5A: Graphing Technology: Parent and Family Graphs

Section 6-5: Graphing Linear Equations

Section 6-6: Integration Statistics: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Section 6-7: Integration Geometry: Midpoint of a Line Segment

Quizzes for Section 6-5 through 6-7

Please note that this is Chapter
Six of __Glencoe Algebra 1 Integration, Applications, and Connections__
published by Glencoe and McGraw-Hill, New York. 2001