Category Archives: Straight Line Graphs

Midpoint Between Two Points

Image Copyright 2013 by Passy’s World of Mathematics The 90 mile straight section of highway lies between the towns of Balladonia and Caiguna in the Australian Outback. Some friends of ours recently drove this stretch of the Eyre Highway. If … Continue reading

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Gradient and Slope

Copyright Image purchased from Photodune.com Anyone who has ever ridden a bike uphill knows what a “Gradient” or “Slope” is all about ! But in Norway there is a clever way to save the hardship of big hills. It’s called … Continue reading

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Mountain Gradients

Image Source: http://www.seanasmith.com Cable trains are called “Funiculars”, and are used to go up and down very steep incline Gradients. These gradients are too steep to have a train push or pull the carriages, and so the carriages are pulled … Continue reading

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Distance Between Two Points

Image Source: http://northrofneutral.wordpress.com GPS Navigation Units are continually calculating the Distance Between Two Points. Eg. The Distance from the Car to the next Turn. This is worked out by using the current Coordinates of the Car, and the known GPS … Continue reading

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Linear Relationship Rules

Image Modified from www.chiropractic.com Linear Rules or Functions are mathematical algebra equations which tell us how to get the output Y-values for a given set of input X-values. The Rule tells us the “Relationship” between all of the x and … Continue reading

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