# Is #0.3x+y=2# a linear function?

##### 2 Answers

Yes; any relation that can be expressed in the form

can be considered to be a linear function.

#### Explanation:

This equation meets all the criteria and is the equation of a straight line.

#### Explanation:

The word 'linear' means 'in a straight line'

The equation of a straight line has the general form

- the variables do not have powers more than 1,
- variables do not occur in the denominator of a fraction.
- different variables do not appear in the same term

It can be written as:

This equation meets all the criteria and is the equation of a straight line.