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anonymous
 5 years ago
Is y=5/x a linear equation? If not, why?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Is y=5/x a linear equation? If not, why?

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mattfeury
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. to be a linear equation, the 'degree' of x (that is, the power to which it is raised) must be 1. in this case, since x is in the denominator, it is the same as \[y= 5 x^{1}\]
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