Linear Equations/ Functions

Term Definition
Constant of Proportionality the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities
Direct Variation mathematical relationship between two variables that can be expressed by an equation in which one variable is equal to a constant times the other
Linear Equation an equation of the first degree in any number of variables
Point-Slope Form the equation of a straight line in the form where m is the slope of the line and are the coordinates of a given point on the line
Slope Intercept Form A linear equation is an algebraic equation in which each term is either a constant or the product of a constant and a single variable.
Rate of Change Momentum and rate of change