posted by .

what is meant by-non proportional linear relationship?

  • math -

    That is an idiotic term invented by math teachers.

    Here are examples...

    y=3x is a linear equation, proportional.

    y=3x-2 is a linear equation, non-proportional.

    any linear equation is of the form

    When b is zero, it is a proportional linear equation.
    When b is nonzero, it is a "non-proportional" linear equation according to that thinking.

    Shakespear wrote Much Ado about nothing, as I recall, but is being reformed here.

  • math -

    Loved your response!

    I always followed one of the sayings of Albert Einstein, who, loosely stated, said

    "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but ...
    not too simple."

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    An object is attached to a horizontal spring. It is initially displaced by distance Δx from the equilibrium position and then released from rest. When the object passes the equilibrium position, its speed will be: a)v = 0 m/s …
  2. Math

    For which table(s) of values in Exercises 39–42 is the relationship linear?
  3. Math

    For which values is the relationship linear?
  4. math

    For which table(s) of values in Exercises 39–42 is the relationship linear?
  5. math

    use a scatter plot to determine the relationship between the x values and the y values. x 7 2 4 5 1 6 3 7 5 26 20 15 30 12 25 possible answers: negative linear relationship nonlinear relationship no relationship positive linear relationship …
  6. Math

    The equation y=2x+7 represents a linear relationship that is non-proportional. What changes could I make to the equation to make it proportional?
  7. 7th gr math proportional relationships

    music down loads cost .95 cents each . is this a proportional relationship?
  8. Math

    An electrician charges a $50 fee to make a service call plus $25 per hour he works. Determine whether the relationship between the two variables is proportional. Hours Cost($) 1 75 2 100 3 125 4 150 Is this proportional?
  9. math

    4. Which equation represents a proportional relationship?
  10. Math

    1. Graph the points A ( -5,0) B ( -4, 3) and C ( 0, -4) A B C D 2. Identify the quadrant in which (3, -6) lies A II B IV C I D III 3. Determine which ordered pair is a solution of y = 2x - 3 A ( -2, 7) B ( 0, 3) C ( -4, -11 D ( 5, …

More Similar Questions