Linear Relationship

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a linear relationship:

  • One quantity is dependent on the other.

  • The two quantities may be directly proportional to each other.

  • It can be classified as a positive or negative relationship.

  • It can be expressed as a pair of values that can be graphed as ordered pairs.

  • The graph of the ordered pairs matching the relationship will form a line.


candle graph


linear and nonlinear relationships

TEKS: 7(7)(A), 8(5)(C), 8(5)(D), 8(5)(I)