# Crossword Puzzle on Linear Equations ```Crossword Puzzle on Points, Lines, &amp; Linear Equations
Linear Equations
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An instrument used to measure degrees of an angle which consists of all rays with a
common endpoint between two opposite rays in a half plane correlated with the positive
real numbers between 0 and 180 inclusive is called a(n) ____.
Two lines that intersect to form a right angle are _____.
The length of a line segment is its _____ between the two endpoints.
The slope of a vertical line is _____.
The generic name for the horizontal axis of the rectangular coordinate system is ____.
If the equation of a line has the pattern of y = mx + b, then it is written in ____ form. (two
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If a point on a line has a y-coordinate of zero, then it is the _____.
The point at which a line crosses the vertical axis of the Cartesian coordinate system is its
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If two lines intersect, then the coordinates of the point of intersection is a(n) ____ for both
lines.
If two distinct lines lie in the same plane and have the same slope, then they are _____.
The generic term for the vertical axis of the rectangular coordinate system is the ____.
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The name given to the point of intersection of the axes of the rectangular coordinate
system whose coordinates are ( 0 , 0 ) is the ______.
_____ is the ratio of the change in the y values to the change in the x values of two points
on a line.
The axes of the rectangular coordinate system divide the coordinate plane into four regions
called _____.
The linear equation (y - 4) = .375 (x + 8) is written in ______ form. (two words)
The French mathematician credited with the invention of the rectangular coordinate
system is named _____.
The point on a segment whose coordinates are the average of the respective coordinates of
the endpoints is the _____ of the segment.
The slope of any horizontal line is always ____.
The linear equation 3x + 4y = 24 is written in _____ form.
An instrument consisting of two legs joined at a fixed point and used to create arcs and
circles or to replicate distances is called _____.
A(n) ____ is an instrument used to measure distance created by marking off congruent
segments on a line and correlating those segments with the positive real numbers
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Word List
abscissa
perpendicular
slope intercept
compass
point slope
solution
distance
protractor
standard
midpoint