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 A linear equation is of the form

  2x + 5 = 0

In linear equation

  • We have = sign, since it is equation
  • Highest power of x is 1

 

Is 2x + 3y + 4z = 5 a linear equation?

Yes

The equation has

  • An = sign
  • Highest power of x, y, z is 1

 

Is 3y + 100 = 0 a linear equation?

Yes

The equation has

  • An = sign
  • Highest power of y is 1

 

Is 3y 2 + 10y = 0 a linear equation?

No

Since the highest power of y is 2, it is not a linear equation

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.