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Mathematics Warm Ups:
Spotlight on Graphing Vocabulary

1. Two or more lines in the same plane having the same slope are ______________.

Answer: parallel

2. What do we call the four regions that are created when two perpendicular lines separate a plane?

Answer: quadrants

3. What is the name of the spot where the x-axis and y-axis meet?

Answer: origin

4. What is the difference between dependent and independent variables?

Answer: The value of a dependent variable (y) depends on the value of another variable (x). The value of an independent variable does not depend on the value of another variable.

5. The y-coordinate of the point where a graph crosses the y-axis is called the _________________.

Answer: y-intercept

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