Math

posted by .

How can you tell by looking at a graph if it's a linear, quadratic or exponential function?

  • Math -

    if its linear, its a straight line. If its a quadratic, it looks like either a hill or a valley. It makes an arc. If its exponential, its a curve

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Precalculus / Statistics

    I have a question about residual plots and regression equations. The data is: X Y 1 6.1 2 5.5 3 9.8 4 10.6 5 14.2 6 21.5 7 29.9 8 37.2 9 50.6 10 64 11 77.6 What function fits this data the best, between Exponential, Linear, Quadratic, …
  2. MATH

    State whether each equation in Exercises 25–30 represents a linear, quadratic, or exponential function. Tell how you decided. 3x^2=5 *I believe this equation is a exponential function but, I'm not sure how to explain it.*
  3. Math

    State whether the equation y=10^3x represents a linear, quadratic, or exponential function. Tell how you decided. I think it is exponential, is this correct
  4. Math

    State whether the equation y=10^3x represents a linear, quadratic, or exponential function. Tell how you decided. I think it is exponential
  5. Math

    State whether the given equation represents a linear, quadratic, or exponential function. Tell how you decided. y = -8x2 + 4
  6. Math

    State whether the given equation represents a linear, quadratic, or exponential function. Tell how you decided. y = -8x2 + 4
  7. Algebra

    How can you tell by looking at a table if its quadratic, linear or exponential?
  8. Algebra

    Mary creates a table of values for a function and plots the points. She finds that the difference in the y values is the same. What kind of function did she graph?
  9. 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)?
  10. math

    Sally graphs the geometric sequence an = 2(3)n - 1 on a coordinate plane where she plots an on the y-axis and n on the x-axis. This graph is the same as the graph of which type of function?

More Similar Questions