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STUDY GUIDE Summative #2- Linear Functions Name _____________________________

Per _____ Date _____________________


M.2- Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context.
F (0-1) C (2-2.75) B (3-3.25) A (3.5-4)
There is LITTLE OR NO ATTEMPT to The student OCCASIONALLY The student CONSISTENTLY
The student USUALLY demonstrates an
Rubric show/demonstrate understanding of the demonstrates an understanding of the
understanding of the outcome.
demonstrates an understanding of the
outcome. outcome. outcome.
Range 0-69% of the Success Criteria 70-79% of the Success Criteria 80-89% of the Success Criteria 90-100% of the Success Criteria
______ Explain what the y-intercept represents in context
Success ______ Explain what the slope represents in context
Criteria ______ Identify the meanings of x and f(x) in context
______ Interpret the question that is being asked in the context of a given situation in function notation

M.6- Construct and compare linear and exponential models and solve problems.
______ Determine the slope given 2 points
______ Determine the y-intercept of a linear function
______ Construct a linear function in slope-intercept form for a given situation, table or a graph
______ Given an input solve for the output of a function
______ Identify linear functions that are decreasing
______ Identify the y-intercept given a table
Success
______ Determine the slope of a linear function given a graph
Criteria ______ Solve a function for a given output
______ Write an equation in point-slope form
______ Rewrite an equation from point-slope form to slope-intercept form
______ Verify a function is correct by checking it with a different point
______ Identify functions that are linear
______ Determine the value of an input or output given a table

1. The graph of a linear function passes through the points 2. The graph of a linear function passes through the points
(−2,−2) and (4, 1) . (−1,3) and (1,−1) .
a) Find the slope of the linear function. a) Find the slope of the linear function.

b) Find the y-intercept of the linear function. b) Find the y-intercept of the linear function.

c) Determine the equation of the line. Write your answer in c) Determine the equation of the line. Write your answer in slope-
slope-intercept form f ( x )=mx +b . intercept form f ( x )=mx +b .

b) Determine the value of f ( 18 ) . b) Determine the value of f ( 12 ) .

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STUDY GUIDE Summative #2- Linear Functions Name _____________________________
Per _____ Date _____________________

3. Which of the following linear functions are decreasing? Circle all that apply.

[A] f ( x )=2 x+ 5 [B] g ( x ) =−x−3 [C] [D]

−1 2
[E] h ( x )= x−4 [F] f ( x )= x +5 [G] g ( x ) =8 x−7
3 3

4. You decide to start setting aside some money each month to save for a new road bike. The table to the right represents
amount of money you still need to save to be able to purchase the
n M (n )
bike.
Number of Amount left to
months save
a) Circle the row in the table that tells us the y-intercept. Briefly 0 1575
explain what the y-intercept means for this context. 1 1450
2 1325
3 1200

b) Find the slope of M ( n ) . Briefly explain what the slope means for
this context.

c) Determine the function represented by the table.

M (n)=¿

d) Find the value of M ( 10 ) and explain what this value means in the context of the situation.

e) How many months will it take you to save enough money to purchase the bike? Write your answer in a complete
sentence.

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STUDY GUIDE Summative #2- Linear Functions Name _____________________________
Per _____ Date _____________________

5. You decide to start setting aside some money each month to save for a
new dirt bike. The table to the right represents amount of money you still n M (n )
need to save to be able to purchase the bike. Number of Amount left to
months save
0 1850
a) Circle the row in the table that tells us the y-intercept. Briefly 1 1700
explain what the y-intercept means for this context. 2 1550
3 1400

b) Find the slope of M ( n ) . Briefly explain what the slope means for this
context.

c) Determine the function represented by the table.

M (n)=¿

d) Find the value of M ( 8 ) and explain what this value means in the context of the situation.

e) How many months will it take you to save enough money to purchase the bike? Write your answer in a complete
sentence.

6. Which of the following functions are linear? Circle all that apply.

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[A] f ( x )=x 2 +2 [B] y−2= (x +4 ) [C] f ( x )=3 x +5 [D]
3

[E] [F] x f (x) [G] x f ( x) [H] [I]


0 3 0 2
1 8 1 4
2 13 2 16 3
3 18 3 64
STUDY GUIDE Summative #2- Linear Functions Name _____________________________
Per _____ Date _____________________

7. The graph of a linear function passes through the points 8. The graph of a linear function passes through the points (2, 3)
(1, 4) and (6,−1) . and (4, 4 ) .

a) Find the slope of the linear function. a) Find the slope of the linear function.

b) Determine the point-slope form for the equation of the linear b) Determine the point-slope form for the equation of the linear
function. function.

c) Rewrite your answer to part (b) in slope-intercept form to c) Rewrite your answer to part (b) in slope-intercept form to show
show another (equivalent) way to represent the same function. another (equivalent) way to represent the same function.

d) Verify that your function is correct by substituting the other


ordered pair (the one you did not use to determine the value d) Verify that your function is correct by substituting the other
of the y-intercept) into your function. ordered pair (the one you did not use to determine the value of the
y-intercept) into your function.

9. Determine the function that is represented by the 10. Determine the function that is represented by the
graph below. Write your answer in slope-intercept graph below. Write your answer in slope-intercept
form. (Note: The scale for each axis is 1 unit.) form. (Note: The scale for each axis is 1 unit.)

f ( x )=¿ ____________________ f ( x )=¿ ____________________

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11. Insight Healing Arts Center is advertising a 3-day meditation retreat that includes food, transportation, lodging, and
guided meditation classes. The table below shows the cost of attending the meditation retreat depending upon the
number of classes you plan to attend.
n C (n)
Number of Cost of
a) Determine the value of C( 4) and explain what this value means in classes retreat
the context of the situation. 2 655
3 670
4 685
5 700
b) Find the slope of C( n) and explain what it means in the context of
the situation.

c) State the coordinates of the y-intercept of the graph of C( n) and explain what this represents for the given situation.

d) Determine the function C( n) that represents the cost of the meditation retreat when you attend n classes.

e) Determine the value of C(8) and explain what this value means in the context of the situation.

f) The statement “ C ( n ) =8 20 ” is actually asking you a question. Interpret the question that is being asked in the context
of the given situation. Then answer the question using the information provided.

g) In an effort to increase attendance at the retreat, the Insight Healing Arts Center changes the cost of each meditation class
to $11. Determine the new cost formula D ( n ) of attending the meditation retreat when you attend n classes.
12. Insight Healing Arts Center is advertising a 3-day workshop that includes food, transportation, lodging, and guided
meditation classes. The table below shows the cost of attending the workshop depending upon the number of classes
you plan to attend.
n C (n)
Number of Cost of
a) Determine the value of C( 5) and explain what this value means in classes retreat
the context of the situation. 2 457
3 473
4 489
5 505
b) Find the slope of C( n) and explain what it means in the context of
the situation.

c) State the coordinates of the y-intercept of the graph of C( n) and explain what this represents for the given situation.

d) Determine the function C( n) that represents the cost of the workshop when you attend n classes.

e) Determine the value of C( 9) and explain what this value means in the context of the situation.

f) The statement “ C ( n ) =6 17 ” is actually asking you a question. Interpret the question that is being asked in the context
of the given situation. Then answer the question using the information provided.

g) In an effort to increase attendance at the retreat, the Insight Healing Arts Center changes the cost of each workshop class
to $12. Determine the new cost formula D ( n ) of attending the workshop when you attend n classes.