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We are talking about linear and nonlinear  in class and I don't get it

Animeguy  Oct 27, 2017
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Linear :    implies a variable - usually x  -  raised to the first power

 

So   y  = x + 3  is a linear graph   [ graph of a straight line ]

 

Non- linear......  x  raised to some other power

 

So     y = x^2   is a non-linear  [ curved graph ]

 

See the difference, here :

 

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/tikumzyzci

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Oct 27, 2017

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