posted by rachel .
Determine whether the function is linear, constant, or neither
y = x3 - x2 + 8
I think it is neither
If t were linear it would be of form
y = m x + b
if it were constant it would be of form
y = b
it is in fact a cubic polynomial.
By the way we usually write exponents as:
y = x^3 - x^2 + 8