answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

there's no equals sign so it's not an equation, it's an expression. i assume you mean (a^2)/(b^8) in which case it's a non-linear expression in both a and b.

"linear in x" means the highest power of x in the expression is 1. this means there is no x^2 or x^8 etc.

2x + 4

is linear because the highest power of x is 1

2(x^3) + 4x + 7 is nonlinear because the highest power of x is 3

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2012-12-10 22:39:49
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Algebra

20 cards

A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.8
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
2010 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is this equation linear or nolinear a 2 over b 8?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Is y equals 5x2 plus 2 a linear equation?

Assuming that the 2 in "5x2" is a power (5x2), then no, this is not a linear equation. It is a parabolic equation.


Is 3x 4y10 a linear equation?

Yes, 3x+4y=10 is a linear equation, because you can move the x over to the other side, and divide by 4 to get y=-3/4x+5/2. Generally, any equation in the form ax+by=c is a linear equation.


Is this equation linear or nonlinear Y equals -3x -2?

-1


What is the linear equation of (-2 1)?

its (-2 , 1) not (-2 1)


Is the the function y4x plus 2 linear or non linear?

If you mean y = 4x+2 then it is the linear equation of a straight line


What is the general for of a linear equation?

The most general form of a linear equation, in n-dimentional space, is y = sum(mixi) + c where the summation is over i = 1,2,3,...,n-1 The simpler (2-dimensional) version of the linear equation is y = mx + c where m is the slope and c is the y-intercept.


What is an equation of a non linear equation?

A non-linear equation is any equation which includes variables with a degree other than one. Therefore, any equation involving x2, x3, x4, .... would be non-linear. For example: y= 3x+2 is linear, because x and y are both degree 1 (no exponent) y= 2x2 is non-linear, because x is degree 2.


Is y equals x-2 a linear equations or not?

Yes, since y = x - 2 has the degree of 1 [or the highest exponent of the equation], x - 2 is the linear equation.


What are linear and nonlinear regression?

A linear equation is an equation that in math. It is a line. Liner equations have no X2. An example of a linear equation is x-2 A linear equation also equals y=mx+b. It has a slope and a y-intercept. A non-linear equation is also an equation in math. It can have and x2 and it is not a line. An example is y=x2+3x+4 Non linear equations can be quadratics, absolute value or expodentail equations.


Is y equals x2 plus 2 a linear equation?

No, y=x^2 + 2 is a quadratic equation. A linear equation is one in the form y=mx+b. A quadratic has a form y=ax^2+bx+c.


Maths project on linear equation in 2 variables?

can i get a project on maths topic is linear equations..??


What is y equals 5x plus 2 a linear or quadratic?

It is the linear equation of a straight line.

People also asked