what is meant by the word linear

Asked by  | 8th Jul, 2008, 04:54: PM

Expert Answer:

A polynomial of degree 1 is said to be linear, because the graph of the function of that form is a line.

Over the reals, a linear function is one of the form:

f(x) = m x + b

Answered by  | 8th Jul, 2008, 08:05: PM

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