Is #-x+4y=-16# a linear equation?

2 Answers
Jun 28, 2017

Answer:

An equation which has an #x#-term, a #y#-term and a number term (a constant) is a linear equation.

Explanation:

Any equation which has an #x#-term, a #y#-term and a number term (a constant) is a linear equation.

It can be written in the general form

#ax +by +c =0#

#x,y or c# can be equal to #0#

Jun 28, 2017

Answer:

See below

Explanation:

You can even graph the equation to see it visually:

graph{-x+4y=-16 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}