# Math Linear function help?

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MATH
Let f(x) = m1x + b1 and g(x) = m2x + b2 be two linear functions. Answer the following, noting that answers may depend on the the ms and bs. a. Is f (x) + g(x) a linear function of x? b. Is f (x) − g(x) a linear function of x? c. Is f (x) × g(x) a linear function of x? d. Is...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 1. Jova walks quickly for 25 minutes then she rests for 5 minutes before continuing on for another 10 minutes. (NOT A LINEAR FUNCTION) 2 A rock that is ...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 1. Jova walks quickly for 25 minutes then she rests for 5 minutes before continuing on for another 10 minutes. (NOT A LINEAR FUNCTION) 2 A rock that is ...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 1. Jova walks quickly for 25 minutes then she rests for 5 minutes before continuing on for another 10 minutes. (NOT A LINEAR FUNCTION) 2 A rock that is ...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 6.The price for x pounds of cheese at \$6.99 per pound (LINEAR FUNCTION) 7. A car accelerating on the highway to reach a speed of 62 mph then slowing down ...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 6.The price for x pounds of cheese at \$6.99 per pound (LINEAR FUNCTION) 7. A car accelerating on the highway to reach a speed of 62 mph then slowing down ...

Math
Determine whether each verbal description represents a linear function or not. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of these!! 6.The price for x pounds of cheese at \$6.99 per pound (LINEAR FUNCTION) 7. A car accelerating on the highway to reach a speed of 62 mph then slowing down ...

MAT101
1. What is a function? 2. What is a linear function? 3. What form does a linear function take? (I.e., What is the standard mathematical notation of a linear function?) 4. What is the formula for determining the slope of a line?

Algebra
HOURS STUDYING AVG GRADE 0 62 1 78 2 85 5 74 WHICH TYPE OF FUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO MODEL THESE DATA? A. LINEAR FUNCTION W/POSITIVE SLOPE B. LINEAR FUNCTION W/NEGATIVE SLOPE C. NON-LINEAR THAT DECREASE THE INCREASE D. NON LINEAR FUNCTION THAT INCREASES THEN DECREASES

math help!!!
stuck!! pls help/explain!!! 2. Do the values in the table represent a linear function? If so, what is the function rule? (1 point) x = -2, 0, 2, 4 y = -4, 0, 4, 8 The values do not show a linear function. Yes, they show a linear function; y = x + 4. Yes, they show a linear ...

Algebra
HOURS STUDYING----- AVG GRADE 0-------------------- 62 1-------------------- 78 2-------------------- 85 5-------------------- 74 WHICH TYPE OF FUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO MODEL THESE DATA? A. LINEAR FUNCTION W/POSITIVE SLOPE B. LINEAR FUNCTION W/NEGATIVE SLOPE C. NON-LINEAR ...

college math 116
Functions are a lot like equations. In a function we look at the relationship of the variables. Does one variable depend on the other. In a function when you see f(x) it just means "y." So we have an equation y = 2x + 3 and a function that is f(x) = 2x + 3. When graphed, they ...

math
X|-2|0|2|4| Y|-4|0|4|8| Do the values in the table represent a linear function? If so what is the function rule? A. The values do not show a linear function. B. Yes, the values show a linear function; y=1/2x+4. C. Yes,the values show a linear function; y=2x+2. D. Yes, the ...

math,correction
Assume that each situation can be expressed as linear cost function. Find the cost function in each case. Marginal cost \$90;150items cost \$16,000 to produce. this is what i end up. c(x)=90x-11900 That is correct if the cost function is linear, which is probably what your ...

Math
Find the linear-to-linear function who graph passes through the points (1,1) (5,2) and (20,3). I know the function is y=ax+b/x+d. I need help getting it to that form.

math
The data in the table illustrates a linear function. What is the slope of the linear function? x| 0| 2|4|6 y|-5|-2|1|4 Please shoe me how to figure this out? Thank you.

math (Help)
Determine whether the equation defines y as a linear function of x. If so, write it in the form y = mx + b. 6x+√y-7=0 a. y=-6x-7 b. y=-6x+7 c. y=6x d. y is not a linear function of x

Math Question
Determine whether the equation defines y as a linear function of x. If so, write it in the form y = mx + b. 6x-9y^2+8=0 a. y=6x+8 b. y=6/9x-8 c. y=6x-8 d. y=6/9x+8 e. y= y is not a linear function on x Thank you for your help.

extreme math help please
The data in the table illustrate a linear function. What is the slope of the linear function. x |0|2|4|6| y|-5|-2|1|4| Thank you

MATH
Determine whether the equation defines y as a linear function of x. If so, write it in the form y = mx + b. 6x-9y^2+8=0 a. y=6x+8 b. y=6/9x-8 c. y=6x-8 d. y=6/9x+8 e. y isn't a linear function on x. Thank you.

To make sure its correct before I turn it in Q.If f(x) is a linear function, which statement must be true? A.f(x) has no x2-term. Q2.The graph of a function must be linear if it has what characteristic? A2.It has a constant slope. Q3.If f(x) is a linear function, what is the ...

College algebra!
For the linear function f(x) = 5x + 3 (a) Determine the slope and y-intercept (b) Use the slope and y-intercept to graph the linear function. (c) Determine the average rate of change of the function (d) Determine whether the linear function is increasing, decreasing, or constant.

math
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations, Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Create an equation of a nonlinear function and provide two inputs to evaluate.

Linear Programming
Tab 1: Linear Program: 50 points Consider the Linear Program: Max 2A + 3B s.t. 1A + 2B <= 6 5A + 3B <= 15 A, B >= 0 Use the Solver function of MS Excel to determine the optimal solution for this problem. What is the value of the objective function?

Math
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance in which a linear equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an equation of a nonlinear function and ...

math
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance in which a linear equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an equation of a nonlinear function and ...

math
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an equation of a nonlinear function and provide ...

Math 116
What similarities and differances do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch.3? are all linear equations functions? is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? support your answer. create an equation of a nonlinear function and provide ...

Math
Determine whether the equation defines y as a linear function of x. If so, write it in the form y = mx + b. Can someone please break this down to someone who's terrible in math. 6x-9y^2+8=0 a. y=6x+8 b. y=6/9x-8 c. y=6x-8 d. y=6/9x+8 e. y is not a linear function on x.

math
So is the function, f(x)= 2x²- 3x + 4 linear or nonlinear? Find f(-3) and f(3) for this function. I have the answer f(x)= 2(3)²- 3(3) + 4 =29 and f(x)= 2x²- 3x + 4 =49 I hapo this is correct and this is non linear?

Math
Are all linear equations functions. I'd say yes. Because both contain domain and range. But..not all are graphed linear. when is a linear equation not a function?

math
For which table(s) of values in Exercises 39–42 is the relationship linear? Tell how you decided. Write the equation for each linear relationship. x 5 10 15 20 25 30 y 20 30 40 50 50 50 I understand this is not linear function but what is it asking me to do next.

Math
Using the table below is it a linear function? x -2, -1, 0, 1, 2 y -7, 1, 8, 17, 25 my answer is that it is a linear function rule: x = -1 y = -8,-9,-7, -8 I think the rule is y= 8 X+8

Algebra
How can you model data with a linear function? You must provide a real-world example and show how to model the problem using a linear function. Be sure to explain how you know it is a function. This is a discussion question I need help on, can somebody please help me ...

Math- Linear Functions
Okay so suppose only dotted lines(rather that solid lines) border a solution region.The given linear objective function is Q=x+y, which is based on contiuous variables. Can the obejective function have a maximum or a minimum value??

Algebra 2B
Come up with a new linear function that has a slope that falls in the range −< < 1 0 m . Choose two different initial values. For this new linear function, what happens to the function’s values after many iterations? Are the function’s values getting close to a...

math and desperate
What similarities and differences are there between functions and linear equations? Are all linear equations functions? Is their an instance when a linear equation is not a function support your answer. Im not good at math please help.

Math.. how to get linear function
The total length y is a linear function of the tail length x with great accuracy. The domain is the interval from 30mm to 200mm, and the range is the interval from 200mm to 1400 mm. The following two points are given: X0= 60mm, Y0= 455mm, X1=140mm, Y1= 1050mm. Find the ...

Algebra
Describe the differences between a linear function and an exponential function. my answer is Linear functions have a constant rate of change while an exponential function has a constant finite ratio.

MAT101
For each of the relationships below, explain whether you think it is best described by a linear function or a non-linear function. Explain your reasoning. a. A person's height as a function of the person's age (from age 0 to 100) b. The probability of getting into a car ...

MAT101
8. For each of the relationships below, explain whether you think it is best described by a linear function or a non-linear function. Explain your reasoning thoroughly a. A person's height as a function of the person's age (from age 0 to 100) b. The probability of getting into...

You buy a car in 2005 for \$7860 and it depreciates linearly. You sell the car for \$5040 in 2011.... what does the domain represent in the function? what does the range represent in this function? what is the slope of the linear representation? what is the function that models ...

You buy a car in 2005 for \$7860 and it depreciates linearly. You sell the car for \$5040 in 2011.... what does the domain represent in the function? what does the range represent in this function? what is the slope of the linear representation? what is the function that models ...

math
Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance in which a linear equation is not a function?

Math
Classify each equation as defining y as a linear or non-linear function of x . y=7x4x Can anybody help me?

math
Data were recorded for the demand and revenue of a given product. Find the linear regression line which represents the revenue function. Find the quadratic regression curve which represents the revenue function. Data Demand x Revenue y 1 0 100 2 4 139.2 3 8 176.8 4 12 212.8 5 ...

Math
Find the linear-to-linear function whose graph passes through the points (1,1), (5,2) and (20,3). What is its horizontal asymptote?

Math
Determine if f could be a linear function x 0 1 2 3 4 f(x) 3 5 7 11 15 is this a linear function and then... 2x - 6y = 12 3x-9y = -27 What is the solution of the system of equations? A) no solution B) a point C) infinitely many solutions Is the system consistent or ...

Math
do this values in the table represent a linear function? If so what is the function rule? X -2. 0. 2. 4 Y -4. 0. 4. 8 A) the values do not show linear function B) yes they show y=1/2x+4 C) yes they show y=2x+2 D) yes they show y=2x My answer: C or D?

math
find the linear function f(x)=mx +b, whose graph has the given slope and y-intercept slope is -13/9 and y-intercept is (0.-6) the linear function is f(x)=

math
find the linear function f(x(=mx+b whose graph has the given slope and y intercept. slope is +19/15 and y-intercept is (0,-4) the linear function is f(x)=

Algebra
Explain how you can tell the function is not linear by using points on its graph. Make sure to include in your answer the Points you used to determine that the function is not linear.

Calculus
Suppose that you can calculate the derivative of a function using the formula f(x) = 2f(x) + 4x. If the output value of the function at x=4 is 3 estimate the value of the function at 4.012. Linear Approximation right? I'm not seeing an f'(x) anywhere. Can you retype your ...

Algebra
"Explain how you can tell the function f(x) = |x - 5| is not linear by using points on its graph. Make sure to include in your answer the Points you used to determine that the function is not linear." Help please?

Math
What are the similarities and differences between functions and linear equations? How do you graph functions on a coordinate plane? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Provide an example. Write a function for your classmates to graph. Consider ...

Math
What are the similarities and differences between functions and linear equations? How do you graph functions on a coordinate plane? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Provide an example. Write a function for your classmates to graph. Consider ...

Math Graphing
Consider the linear function with equation y = 3x + 5. Sketch the graph of the linear function on the grid. h t t p : //img402 . imageshack . us/img402/1466/picture38c . j p g Here is a picture of the graph, and this is how I did it. h t t p : //img9 . imageshack . us/img9/...

algebra
a linear function has the same y-intercept as x+4y=12 and its graph contains the point(5.4).find the y-intercept and the slope of the linear function

algebra
A rental company purchases a truck for \$14,500. The truck requires an average cost of \$6.75 per day in maintenance. (a) Find a linear function that expresses the total cost C of owning the truck after t days. C(t) = (b) The truck rents for \$55.00 a day. Find a linear function ...

algebra
A rental company purchases a truck for \$14,500. The truck requires an average cost of \$6.75 per day in maintenance. (a) Find a linear function that expresses the total cost C of owning the truck after t days. C(t) = 1 (b) The truck rents for \$55.00 a day. Find a linear ...

Need Help!! Algebra
I am having trouble in this class and need help with this question.. What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance in which a linear equation is not a function? (I understand...

Math
Do the data in the table represent a linear function? if so, write a rule for the function X= -2,-1,0,1,2 Y= -7, 1,8,17,25 A. yes; y= 8x + 9 B. yes ; y = 8x +8 C. yes ; y = 1/8x+8 D. no***

Helpppp Math!!!
The market value (in thousands of dollars)of a certain home is a linear function of t, the time in years since 1990. In 1992 the market value was 68 thousand dollars, while in 1997 the market value was 79 thousand dollars -Find the slope of V as a linear function of t. Explain...

Do the data in the table represent a linear function? If so, write a rule for the function. x: –3 –2 –1 0 1 y: 1 –2 –5 –8 –11 yes; y = –3x – 8 yes; y = 1/3x – 8 yes; y = 1/3x + 8 yes; y = 3x + 8

Math
Tell whether the function is linear. Then evaluate the function for the given value of x. 3.) f(x)= x^2 + x-2 ; f(1) Help please!!!

Math
Do the data in the table represent a linear function? if so, write a rule for the function X= -2,-1,0,1,2 Y= -7, 1,8,17,25 A. yes; y= 8x + 9 B. yes ; y = 8x +8 C. yes ; y = 1/8x+8 D. no*** plz help me

Math
1. The function r(w) = 2aw-2 + b + c where a, b and c are constants. w You are given that r(1) = 5; r’(4) = 12 and r′’(2) = 18. By substituting for w in the above function and its derivatives or otherwise, show that the three given function values give rise to a ...

Math
The function r(w) = 2aw-2 + b + c where a, b and c are constants. You are given that r(1) = 5; r’(4) = 12 and r′’(2) = 18. By substituting for w in the above function and its derivatives or otherwise, show that the three given function values give rise to a system of...

Algebra
Determine if the relationship represented in the table is linear. If it is linear, write an equation. x 2 5 7 10 12 20 y -3 0 2 5 7 15 A) Linear; y = x - -5 B) Linear; y = -5x C) Linear; y = x + -5 D) Not linear I'm thinking it's C am I correct

Algebra
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an equation of a linear function and provide two...

Algebra 1 - Help!?
Two big questions that are driving me mad. 1) Given the following linear function sketch the graph of the function and find the domain and range. f(x) = 2/7x - 2 2) Given the following linear function sketch the graph of the function and find the domain and range. f(x) = -5x...

Math
The direction is: Tell whether the function is linear. Then evaluate the function for the given value of x. 1.) f(x) = x+5 ; f(-2) Help please!!

Math
A linear function f(x) and its inverse f-1(x) intersect at the point (5,5). Create a function, f(x) that would satisfy this requirement

Math
A linear function f(x) and its inverse f-1(x) intersect at the point (5,5). Create a function, f(x) that would satisfy this requirement

Algebra
Come up with a new linear function that has a slope that falls in the range -1<m<0. Choose two different initial values. For this new linear function what happens to the functions values after many iterations? Are the functions values getting closer to a particular ...

Math (linear approximation)
Find a linear approximation of the function f(x)=(1+x)^(1/4) at a=1, and use it to approximate the numbers (.95)^(1/4) and (1.1)^(1/4). Round your answers to the nearest thousandth Cheers in advance!

Math
Explain how you can determine if a linear factor of a function is squared or cubed by examining the graph of the function. Halp I don't know :|

Math
Is this a quadratic or linear function? Identify the quadratic,linear, and constant terms 3(x-2)^2+12x

math
35. Aaron wants to find an function that relates the price of a pizza to its size. He knows that this function need s to be non- linear. Which function below should he use? A. y=4piex B. y=pie(x-3) C. y=pie(x-3)^2 D. y=pie(x-3)^2+3(x+7)

The reciprocal of a linear function and a quadratic function have the same horizontal asymptote.what is its equation?

math
* Give a linear function with its zero at x = a, what is the equation of the vertical asymptote of its reciprocal function? * Give a quadratic function with its zeros at x = a and x = b, what are the equations of the vertical asymptotes of its reciprocal function?

Math help and check
Which kind of function best models the set of data points (–1, 22), (0, 6), (1, –10), (2, –26), and (3, –42)? linear **** quadratic exponential none of the above 2. Which kind of function best models the set of data points (–3, 18), (–2, 6), (–1, 2), (0, 11), and...

Finite Math
A Specialty shop owner used a revenue function and a cost-volume function to analyze his monthly sales. one month he found that with a sales volume of 1465 items he had revenues of \$32,962.50 and a total cost of \$26,405.50. Another month he had total costs of \$17,638 on a ...

math
Create a quadratic polynomial function f(x) and a linear binomial in the form (x − a). Part 1. Show all work using long division to divide your polynomial by the binomial. Part 2. Show all work to evaluate f(a) using the function you created. Part 3. Use complete ...

Math
can someone explain this please? Identify whether each graph represents a function. Explain. If the graph dose represent a function is the function linear? the coordinates are (0,5) (1,0) (2,-3) (3.-4)(5,0) (6,5)

math
A tire company determines that to manufacture a certain type of tire, it costs \$9000 to set up the production process. Each tire that is produced costs \$21 in material and labor. The company sells this tire to wholesale distributors for \$49 each. (a) Find a linear function C ...

algebra
What are the similarities and differences between functions and linear equations? Are all linear equations functions? Is their a time when a linear equation is not a function? and why.

Algebra
What similarities and differences are there between functions and linear equations? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function?

math
A quadratic function has its vertex at the point (-9,3). The function passes through the point (2,-1). Find the quadratic and linear coefficients and the constant term of the function.

pre cal
Is the given function linear or nonlinear. If linear determine the slope. x y = f(x) 1 -2 -2 -14 3 8 4 4 -6 1

algebra
1. Describe a situation that models a linear pattern and then describe a situation that models a nonlinear pattern. Do not state which situation is linear and which is nonlinear. Your classmates will need to determine which is which and then write a function that models the ...

let f(x)=(x-1)^2, g(x)=e^(-2x), and h(x)=1+ ln(1-2x) find linearization of f, g, and h at a=0 Lf(x)= Lg(x)= Lh(x)= graph f,g, and h, and their linear app. For which function is the linear app. best? for which is the worst? explain. the linear app. appears to be best for the ...

algebra
what similarities and differences are there between functions and linear equations? Is there an instance when a linear equation is not a function?

Calculus 1
14. The monthly cost of driving a car depends on the number of miles driven. Lynn found that in May it cost her \$380 to drive 480 mi and in June it cost her \$460 to drive 800 mi. a) Express the monthly cost C as a function of the distance driven d, assuming that a linear ...

Math
Tell whether the function is linear. Then evaluate the function for the given value of x. 6.) f(x)= 3-3x; f(2) 7.) f(x)= | x+2 | ; f(-4) 8.) f(x)= 2/x-2; f(6) 14.) f(x)=2/3x-5 ; f(9) Can someone help me with these^^. please write the QUESTION # SO I know which one the answer ...

1.Give a linear function with its zero at x=a, what is the equation of the vertical asymptote of its reciprocal function? 2.Give a quadratic function with its zeros at x=a and x=b, what are the equations of the vertical asymptotes of its reciprocal function? 3.Once you know ...

Find the linear to linear function f(x) satisfying the given requirements: f(10)=20, f(30)=25, and the graph of f(c) has y=30 as its horizontal asymptote

Calculus
If f is a function such that [(f(b)-f(a))/(b-a)]=2 , then which of the following statements must be true? a.f(a) = f(b) = 2 b.The slope of the tangent line to the function at x = a is 2. c.The average rate of change of the function on the interval [a, b] is 2 d.The linear ...

Math
Explain in a variety of ways how you can distinguish the exponential function f(x)=2^x from the quadratic function f(x)=x^2 and linear function f(x)=2x. (Hint: Compare the rate of change using finite differences in table of values; identify a constant ratio in the table of ...

Math
Assume it costs Microsoft \$4,300 to manufacture 7 Xbox 360s and \$8,290 to manufacture 14. Obtain the corresponding linear cost function. C(x)= (what formula do I use to get the cost function, because I can't get it) What was the cost to manufacture each additional Xbox? (Do I ...

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