NCERT Class 9 Maths Formula CBSE Board Sample Problems Part 4

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4. Linear Equations in Two Variables

An equation of the form ax + by + c = O, where a, b and c are real numbers, such that a and b are not both zero, is called a linear equation in two variables

Important points to Note

Linear Equations in Two Variables

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A linear equation in two variable has infinite solutions

2

The graph of every linear equation in two variable is a straight line

3

x = O is the equation of the y-axis and y = O is the equation of the x-axis

4

The graph x=a is a line parallel to y -axis.

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The graph y=b is a line parallel to x -axis

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An equation of the type y = mx represents a line passing through the origin.

7

Every point on the graph of a linear equation in two variables is a solution of the linear equation. Moreover, every solution of the linear equation is a point on the graph