# How do you determine whether each equation is a linear equation: #y=2-3x#?

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Nov 1, 2016

#### Answer:

A linear equation has "an x-term, a y-term and a number term"

#### Explanation:

A linear equation has "an x-term, a y-term and a number term"

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Any one of these terms can be equal to 0, so as long as at least 2 of the 3 terms are present in an equation, it represents a straight line.

All of the following are equations of straight lines: