Linear means having to do with a line. For example, a linear equation is an equation that makes a line when graphed.
|Linear equation||An equation that, when graphed, makes a line.|
|An equation that can be written in the form y = mx+b.|
|For systems with more than two variables, an equation that can be written in the form y = a0 + a1x1 + a2x2 + a3x3 + ... + anxn|
|Linear function||A function where all the terms are first degree.|
|A function for which it is true that 1) f(x)+f(y) = f(x+y), and 2) f(αx) = αf(x).|
|Linear system||A set of linear equations that, when taken together are either all true or all false.|
|Linear algebra||The study of linear systems.|
|Linear regression||Fitting a linear equation to a data set.|
|Table 1: Linear Objects|
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