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## What is the cover up method in math?

The cover-up method is another technique for solving equations. It is based on the idea of working backwards. Example 1: 60x + 50 = 300 Cover up the term that has the x in it with your finger.

### How do you describe a straight line graph?

The formal term to describe a straight line graph is linear, whether or not it goes through the origin, and the relationship between the two variables is called a linear relationship. Similarly, the relationship shown by a curved graph is called non-linear.

#### What is the cover up rule?

In partial fraction decomposition, the cover-up rule is a technique to find the coefficients of linear terms in a partial fraction decomposition. It is a faster technique in finding constants in a partial fraction. We can only apply this rule when the denominator is a product of linear factors.

**How does the cover-up method work?**

The cover-up method was introduced by Oliver Heaviside as a fast way to do a decom- position into partial fractions. The cover-up method can be used to make a partial fractions decomposition of a rational function p(x) q(x) whenever the denominator can be factored into distinct linear factors.

**How do you graph a straight line equation?**

Plotting straight line graphs

- Re-arrange equations into form y = mx + c.
- Pick 3 sensible points for x, including 0, then solve for y.
- Plot points on grid.
- Join with a straight line that goes through the y axis.
- Graph will cut the y axis at (0,c) and have gradient m.

## Are line graphs always straight lines?

While all linear equations produce straight lines when graphed, not all linear equations produce linear functions. In order to be a linear function, a graph must be both linear (a straight line) and a function (matching each x-value to only one y-value).

### What is the cover-up rule?

#### How does cover-up method work?

**Why are straight line graphs useful?**

Line graphs are drawn so that the independent data are on the horizontal a-axis (e.g. time) and the dependent data are on the vertical y-axis. Line graphs are useful in that they show data variables and trends very clearly and can help to make predictions about the results of data not yet recorded.

**How do you describe a line graph that goes up and down?**

Line graphs usually describe trends or changes. With these, it is quite common to use different words to describe increases or decreases. You can also describe the graph staying the same using the verb phrases ‘remain unchanged’ or ‘remain constant’. Small changes up and down are called ‘fluctuations’.