Lesson 29 Straight line graphs

Worksheet 3 Describing moving objects

A president wants to develop a missile system that will shoot down any rocket that is fired at his country. A rocket follows a path described by the equation y = 0.5x + 1.


Two of the missiles are placed on the y-axis at y = 3 and y = 7.


They have to shoot the rocket after it passes the line x = 6 but before it passes the line x = 8.





The space below is to jot down your thinking as you tackle this problem. Use these notes to prepare your contribution for the class discussion.



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