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Determine whether the function is linear, constant, or neither

y = x3 - x2 + 8

a. Linear

b. Constant

c. Neither
I think it is neither

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  1. 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

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